agility


VALOR

Upcoming VALOR Events (held monthly): All participants must attend the briefing! VALOR trials will resume in September, 2016! Back to night trials!!! May 14, 2016; Briefing at 6:30 PM; All 4 classes available: Standard, Jumpers, Perfect 50, Snooker The premium for each event is linked to the date above. Contact us to sign up for our […]


Dog Agility Classes

The Basic Dog Obedience class at our facility is a prerequisite for Agility classes. After taking the Basic Obedience class, students typically progress into Foundation for Agility 1.  Please contact us for more information. FAQ: What is Dog Agility? Our dog agility classes are designed to build teamwork between the dog and handler while presenting them with challenges […]


Welcome to Cowtown Dog Sports!

Cowtown Dog Sports offers agility, obedience, and rally dog training classes in a fun, positive environment located only 20 minutes west of downtown Fort Worth, Texas.  Our primary goal is to help you and your dog work together as a team while preparing you for competition, however, we also welcome those who want to play for […]


Awesome! You Get To Learn Something New!

I admit don’t know much about how the public school system works currently, but I can tell you that when I was in school, it was BAD to be wrong about something.  You were a failure.  You were stupid.  When it happened in front of the rest of the class, you were ashamed. The end […]


Want Success? Practice!

Many of us have always heard that practice makes perfect.  This is true with dog training as well!  Whether you are preparing for competition or teaching your dog not to jump on guests, you must work with your dog on the skills that you want him to learn if you want to train them successfully. […]


Why Are You Doing Agility?

At a recent trial, I saw many people I hadn’t seen in awhile.  Bully has had some shoulder issues and between that and me starting a business, we haven’t been trialing very much for the past couple of years.  It was great to see people and their dogs again and catch up.  I noticed a trend though that […]


Asking Our Dogs To “Dare Greatly”

If you haven’t read Brene Brown’s book “Daring Greatly”, I highly recommend it.  It talks about the power of letting our true selves shine in the face of emotions that might be uncomfortable for us and the personal rewards that come from doing that.  The name of the book comes from the famous quote by […]


Additional Classes Starting at Cowtown Dog Sports!

We are excited to announce that Cowtown Dog Sports is adding more classes in June!  This includes the addition of morning classes for those of you who can’t make it in the evenings! We will continue to teach our Foundation for Agility 1 and Agility 2 classes, but we are now requiring that students attend our Basic Obedience class […]


Old Dogs Rule! – A Trip Down Memory Lane

Recently a local ASCA club held a Senior Specialty class at a trial – a chance for us to honor our old agility dogs.  I took my 14 year old beagle mix Zeener.  The dogwalk and jump bars were lowered.  The chute and teeter were available by choice and we each got the chance to […]


A New Start…

About a year ago, we moved to a new property west of Fort Worth, Texas with the goal of starting anew and creating a haven for me and the dogs to play.  It has been quite the adventure. We have installed lighting, fencing, built agility equipment, and started teaching agility classes. In short, we’re creating […]