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2017

January 2017

01/20/17 New Year's Resolutions for Your Dog
Thanks to Zuke's, here are some ideas for New Year's resolutions for you and your dog.
01/20/17 Run Throughs with the IFCS World Team!
Run throughs will be held with the IFCS World Team on January 21st in Leesburg, VA.
01/19/17 Title Mania 2017 Rules, Regulations and Locations
Rules, regulations and location information for Title Mania in 2017 now available.
01/18/17 Does Your Veterinary Practice Offer Laser Therapy?
Laser therapy is becoming increasingly used in veterinary clinics to provide relief for many ailments.
01/17/17 Rescue Dog Profile - Titan
A Profile of competitor Marty Stewart and her dog Titan.
01/16/17 AAHA and IAAHPC Issue Joint End-of-Life Care Guidelines
A new set of guidelines for veterinarians for dealing with end of life issues for pets and their owners.
01/13/17 Dressing Up Your Pet: Things to Consider
This weekend is National Dress Up Your Pets Day. Here's some thoughts to consider!
01/12/17 Rescue Dog Profile: Roger Ly and Buster
A profile of USDAA competitor Roger Ly and his dog Buster.
01/11/17 18" Height Transition Policy/Form & Title Transition Form
Long-awaited forms are now available in the Forms & Documents Library
01/11/17 Could Your Dog Become a Blood Donor?
On Health and Wellness Wednesday, let's talk about the importance of blood donation and dogs.
01/10/17 Benefits of Mentoring
January makes National Mentoring Month - do you use mentoring in your agility work?
01/09/17 Flood Preparedness For Your Pets
If you live in a flood risk area, are you prepared to take care of your pet in case of flooding?
01/06/17 Podcast with USDAA Judge Janet Gauntt
USDAA Judge Janet Gaunt did a podcast with Bad Dog Agility regarding instant replay video review.
01/05/17 Rescue Profile: Kirsten Lake and Her Dog Peeka
A profile by competitor Kirsten Lake and her dog Peeka.
01/04/17 Great News for Dogs with Lymphoma
The FDA gives conditional approval for a new drug for canine lymphoma.
01/03/17 Training Tips from the CIA
Some basic fundamentals to follow from the nation's CIA.



2016

December 2016

12/30/16 Holiday Hours for the USDAA
New Year's holiday hours for the USDAA office.
12/29/16 Do You Know How a Dog Walks?
A study found many experts are incorrect when it comes to a dog's gait.
12/28/16 Winter Safety Tips from Zuke's
Zuke's resident veterinarian provides tips to keep dogs safe this winter.
12/27/16 Rescue Dog Profile: Emily Ingersoll and Her Dog Phyllis Diller
It's time for another rescue dog profile - Emily Ingersoll and Phyllis Diller!
12/23/16 Holiday Hours for the USDAA
December holiday hours for the USDAA office.
12/22/16 Breeze Thru Agility Class Sports Olympic Gold!
A story of two teams - an Agility class and an Olympic rowing team.
12/22/16 TitleMania 2017 Rules and Regulations
Rules and regulations for Title Mania in 2017 now available.
12/22/16 Updated Worksheets for Spreads, Long Jump, Table and A-Frame Now Online
Updated worksheets now available!
12/21/16 Rescue Dog Profile: Stephanie Dubick and her dog Ajax
A profile of competitor Stephanie Dubick and her dog Ajax.
12/20/16 Backyard Handling Mastery: 2 Jumps + Tunnel = 24 Challenges
It's Training Tuesday! Agility Nerd Steve Schwarz discusses his Backyard Handling Mastery challenge.
12/19/16 Help Fund the IFCS Team with AmazonSmile!
Use AmazonSmile when you shop to help fund the efforts of the IFCS Team USA!
12/16/16 Have you moved?
Titles mailed recently are being returned.
12/16/16 Vice President's Message
The December OVERview message from USDAA's Vice President Andy Hartman.
12/15/16 The December OVERvew is here!
This month's December OVERview is now online.
12/14/16 Potential Dangers of Using 5-HTP For Your Dog
The ASPCA Poison Control Centers issue a warning about using 5-HTP supplements.
12/13/16 Fostering for the Holidays
Short term fostering over the holidays can help a dog in need, but also help perfect your training skills.
12/12/16 Laser Therapy: It's Not Just for Pain Anymore
New, Safe Laser Helping to Make Champions in All Walks of Life.
12/09/16 Rescue Dog Profile: Jim Allaire and his dog Meadghbh
A Profile of Jim Allaire and his dog Meadghbh.
12/08/16 Spread Hurdle & Long Jump Settings Plus Snooker Super Qs
The spread hurdle and long jump settings have been finalized as well as a revised method for calculating Snooker Super Qs due to height changes effective December 28, 2016.
12/08/16 Contact Zonies 25th Anniversary
Contact Zonies in Phoenix, AZ celebrates their 25th Anniversary of hosting USDAA shows.
12/07/16 Holiday Safety Tips for Dogs
It's that time of year again when holiday decorations and festivities can be an issue for our dogs.
12/06/16 Course Analysis with Judge Jelinda Pepper
USDAA Judge Jelinda Pepper reviews two of her courses for us.
12/05/16 A Tribute to Kamikaze
The first Siberian Husky to achieve ADCH and LAA Bronze.
12/02/16 Dogs Go Back to School
Some middle school students received a hands-on agility experience.
12/01/16 A profile of Christa Beauchat and her dogs Qwyn, Annie and Darby.
A profile of Christa Beauchat and her three rescued dogs: Qwyn, Annie and Darby.

November 2016

11/30/16 Policy for Selecting Accommodating Partners in Titling Relay Classes
More options for selecting accommodating partners in pairs relay.
11/30/16 New Coach and Team Manager for the IFCS World Team in 2017!
The USDAA is pleased to announce the Coach and Team Manager for the IFCS Team for the 2017 World Agility Championships.
11/29/16 Things Trainers & Students would like to Say but Don't
What trainers and students would like to be able to say to each other.
11/28/16 President's Message
This month's message from USDAA President Ken Tatsch.
11/23/16 The November OVERview is here!
This month's November OVERview is now online.
11/23/16 Revised Procedures Issued for Remeasurement of Height Certified Dogs
This newly issued policy statement sets forth expedited procedures for recertification of dogs for the 17" and 19" cut-offs to become effective December 28.
11/22/16 Be Aware of the Top Causes of Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis is a serious issue for dogs. With Thanksgiving this week, here's a reminder of things to avoid!
11/21/16 New Hope for Chemo Treatment for Dogs with Cancer
A new trial of a chemotherapy treatment may be good news for dogs and people.
11/18/16 How Instant Replay Works at Cynosport
An explanation of how the instant replay video process works in conjunction with judging at the Cynosport World Games.
11/17/16 Cynosport Course Maps
Course maps for the Cynosport World Games in Scottsdale, AZ, November 9-13, 2016.
11/16/16 Special Awards - Cynosport 2016
We had some special honors to bestow at Cynosport 2016!
11/16/16 Cynosport Junior Handler Winners
Congratulations to our Junior Handlers at Cynosport 2016!
11/16/16 Cynosport Winners
A list of all of our winners from the 2016 Cynosport World Games.
11/07/16 A Profile of Judge Janet Gauntt
Cynosport is this week! We're thrilled to have Janet Gauntt as one of our judges.
11/07/16 Meet Cynosport Judge Carol Kramer
We're delighted to have Carol Kramer as one of our terrific judges at Cynosport this week!
11/07/16 Cynosport Livestream Coverage
Information on the free livestream coverage of Cynosport this week!
11/04/16 Things to Expect at Cynosport 2016 (Continued)
More event information for Cynosport® World Games, November 9 - 13, 2016.
11/04/16 USDAA Office Staff Heads to Cynosport
11/02/16 Hotel Etiquette With Dogs
As many of us travel to Cynosport next weeks, here's some tips to remember on how to be a courteous and responsible hotel guest with your dog. 
11/01/16 A Profile of Judge Jelinda Pepper
We're excited to have Jelinda Pepper as a judge at Cynosport this year!

October 2016

10/31/16 Video Services for Individual Runs
Information on ordering video services at Cynosport this year.
10/31/16 Meet Cynosport Judge Nita Diaz
A profile of Nita Diaz, one of our esteemed judges at Cynosport this year.
10/28/16 Frequently Asked Questions for the 2017 Jump Height Changes - Part 2
FAQs regarding the new 2017 Jump Heights.
10/28/16 2017 Standard Course Time Tables
Revision of Standard Course Time Tables to Align with New Jump Height Structure
10/28/16 Frequently Asked Questions for the 2017 Jump Height Changes - Part 1
FAQs regarding the new 2017 Jump Heights.
10/28/16 2017 Jump Height Amendments-Updated
2017 Jump Height Amendments
10/26/16 Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs
Halloween is the perfect time of year to discuss pumpkin for dogs.
10/25/16 The 2017 IFCS Team USA
Congratulations to our team members who will represent the US in Spain in April.



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