Cowtown Dog Sports


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 […]


Rally Obedience Classes

Students must complete Basic Obedience or have prior approval before registering for Rally classes. Please contact us for more information! FAQ: What is Rally Obedience? Does your dog already know basic obedience and you want to do more with him?  Our rally obedience classes might be the solution!  Rally is like an obedience obstacle course […]


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. […]


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 […]


Advanced Drill Set 1

This past weekend, I watched a 5 jump sequence in a Masters JWW course designed by Linda S. Robertson throw team after team.  This sequence was a long straight-away that lead into the end of a C shaped tunnel.  The catch was that you had to do a 180 deg turn and wrap a jump before […]


Barking In Agility

Some people have dogs that bark while playing agility.  I’m not talking about the dogs that are crated on the side of the ring (that’s a different topic!), but the ones that bark while they are running a course in the ring. There are many reasons why the dog may be barking including: Frustration since […]


Cowtown Dog Sports Welcomes VALOR!

Cowtown Dog Sports is proud to announce that we have been approved as a facility for VALOR trials! VALOR, the Virtual Agility League, and is designed to acknowledge the accomplishments of fearful, reactive, and highly distracted dogs.   It can also serve as a starting point for dogs that may enter more traditional trial environments (i.e. as […]


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 […]