Although the dog sport Degility is inspired by other sports such as agility or mobility, it does not require any pressure to perform. The exercises promote the concentration, body control and muscle building of the dog as well as the bond between humans and animals.
You feel like working with your dog and having fun with it, but your four-legged friend is not exactly a sports cannon or is physically handicapped? Then you should try Degility вЂ "in this dog sport, it does not depend on performance or winning. Find out about Degility here.
Degility: What is it?
Degility is a dog sport, which is based on the exercises and obstacles agility and mobility, but does not emphasize performance pressure and perfection. With Agility a certain course is set up, which your four-legged friend has to go through as fast as possible and without mistakes. In Mobility your dog has to overcome similar obstacles as Agility, but he has as much time as he needs. "The main thing is that the task should be performed as accurately and correctly as possible.
At a degility, however, it is not only secondary how long your quadruped needs for overcoming the obstacles, but also whether he has defeated them correctly. It is important that you and your dog have fun and strengthen communication with each other.
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Why the dog sport is suitable for everyone
The various stages of the Degility Course are designed to suit the individual physical ability of the quadruped. That is, if, for example, your dog can not walk as fast as the English bulldog or care for his joints like a Saint Bernard, then Degility is a great "decelerated" alternative to agility. For old dogs, dog sport is also ideal, as the four-legged seniors thus stay in training without over-exerting themselves. This also applies to dogs that have a physical handicap.
Thus, the physical weaknesses of the four-legged friend are taken into account, while the spiritual strengths are promoted. It is important that you always pay attention to your cold-blooded and if he has difficulty with a practice. In addition, your fur nose must listen to you during the course, so that an interplay arises. The communication between you and your dog and thus also your bond and friendship is strengthened вЂ "and that is really fun.
How is a Degility Course composed?
There are no fixed rules for the Degility course, it is allowed what suits, meets the physical requirements of the dog and claims its little body. In addition, there are elements that train the sense of balance or the ability of the four-legged friend, without overworking it.
In addition to tunnels, catwalks and crabs, dogs can balance on dithering boards, walk over various undergrounds or find their way through a labyrinth. Even slalom runs at a comfortable pace, slight tire skips or sitting still on a pedestal and back training are among the possible tasks.
Benefits of Degility for dog and owner
Since the dog sport Degility gets along without performance pressure and can be individually tailored to each dog, each four-legged friend can thus improve his condition. The motor skills, mobility and concentration are optimized, thereby strengthening the trust and the bond between dog and owner.
Your four-legged friend can relax on the one hand Degility, because he is not under stress, but on the other hand are also useful and fun, so that no boredom arises. In addition, your pet will gain self-confidence and safety, so dog sport will also help the animals who are struggling with behavioral problems and psychological difficulties - such as hyperactivity, anxiety, aggression or depression.