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ACD's successfully doing Agility / Dog sports?

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Member Since
05/13/2013
 
 
Barked: Mon May 13, '13 2:03pm PST 
My first agility dog was a rescue ACD who had space issues with other dogs. Running the agility course was easy, it was getting her to and from the ring that was our challenge.

Most of the cattle dogs that I see in Agility seem to have various degrees of this type of reactivity.

I would like to hear from people who compete successfully. Did you have to deal with reactivity, and if so how did you do it? If you didn't have any issues I would like to hear from you as well.

Is this simply a socialization/training issue?

I am asking because I want to get an ACD puppy in the near future for dog sports and would appreciate advice
from experienced ACD owners.
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