News and Announcements

Seminar December 2017 Lodi, Ohio

"Give yourself an early Christmas present!  Seminar plans in the works for Lodi Ohio, December 15-17, 2017. Facebook message or email Dudley for more information as we put this holiday fun package together!"

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July Puppy Camps

Plans are coming together for two half-day camps at Dudley's!!  New pup?  Teenager??  Two different camps tailored to fit! Facebook message or email Dudley for more information. Active spots will be very limited in order for everyone to have plenty of play/train time...

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Letting Go

We all are familiar with the heart-ache of ‘letting go’ of a much-loved pup, the best friend who has been a huge part of our lives for years.  Often there comes a time when we have to put our interests aside and make that final decision, to be a real friend, even when...

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Which Way Is ‘Pup’?

“Hi, my name is Dudley Shumate and I am directionally-challenged”. Yup, it’s true!  All my life I have struggled with maps and turns, how to get from A to B.  Heck I even hafta ’make the ’L’” to be 110% sure of my left v right now that I don’t wear a watch anymore! ...

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Whoa!!! Someone say Fun in Florida in February??

Trust is a Must!  Stop racing, start winning!!!! Feb 23-25, 2018 in Fellsmere, FL Become the best team you can be!  ABCTC Winter Camp focuses on exciting and interesting training challenges to help achieve greater comprehension and more fluent execution.  Join Ann...

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Walk this way

At a local trial a couple of weekends ago I noticed something. I spend a lot more time STANDING in certain places during the course walk than actually WALKING.  Reminded me of my good friend, teammate and someone I greatly admire, Stuart Mah.  Ages ago during course...

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Sweet, Bird and Dudley at the AKC National Championships!

Congratulations to Sweet, Bird and Dudley on their awesome successes at the AKC National Championships! Sweet Performance 16" Standard 4th Jumpers 1st Hybrid 3rd 1st overall after three rounds Finals 4th Bird Championship 26" Standard 1st Jumpers 2nd Hybrid 4th 1st...

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New Seminars Added – Louisburg, NC

Announcement! - New Seminars Added Cove's End Agility has just confirmed 3 newseminars at their Louisburg, NC location with Dudley. The Dates of these seminars are March 14 April 25 May 30 You can get information on all of Dudley's Seminars as well as who to contact...

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New Seminar Added – Dec 1-3- Ridgeland, SC

Announcement! - New Seminar Added We have added a new seminar on Dec 1-3 in Ridgeland, SC. You can get information on all of Dudley's Seminars as well as who to contact to sign up on the Seminar section of this...

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Improve your Handling Skills at Home – BackYard Dogs

The following is a repost of an Article Dudley wrote for Clean Run Magazine - Aug 2016. To get access to more articles like this please subscribe to Clean Run Magazine here Pic 1 Pic 2 Pic 3 Pic 4 Pic 5 Pic 6 Pic 7 Pic 8 Pic 9 Having had the good fortune to make...

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