News and Announcements

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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February Course Club registration is now Open!

"Sweetie sez she can't wait to sign up for February Course Club!! A brand new format means loads more video and more analysis from all! Both levels of membership will have access to private FB discussion group and maps. Level 2 peeps additionally get to submit THEIR...

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Distraction, Distractions

I get really excited when something I feel is interesting and potentially useful pops into my head.Usually it's early morning, post hot yoga,during coffee kind of timing. 🙂 Noticing  I do a great deal of foundation training with 6 dogs milling around in various...

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