Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 17

Changed Our Sport When Nancy and Scud ran a course, you saw a connection that began in the heart. With the remarkable and responsive Scud at her side, Nancy reveled in taking the risks and chances that are the hallmark of a winner. Together they broke barriers and pioneered methods that instruct all of us to this day. Nancy and Scud competed at the highest level in three different organizations and for four years helped anchor Team USA at the FCI World Agility Championships, with handler and dog thriving on each other’s nerve and adrenaline. When Scud was diagnosed with lymphoma in 1999, a piece of Nancy’s heart broke, but with the spirit of a champion, Scud came back to compete again and win one more national championship before retiring. With Scud’s premature passing, a bell began to toll marking the beginning of the end of a flagship generation. Nancy Gyes & Scud “These great dogs’ paths joined on the road leading to two legendary careers and one very special marriage. Now their paths have joined again for the final time. They ran first and second in the competition ring most weekends for many years, but both were always first in their handlers’ heart. ” Sandy Rogers SCUD 1/25/1991-9/19/2003 9/19/2003 Titles: AKC MACH & CDX, USDAA Lifetime Achievement Award Bronze (3/28/1998), ADCH (6/11/1995), SACH-Gold, GCH-Gold, SCH-Gold, JCH-Silver, RCH-Gold, TM USDAA Top Ten awards–1996 (Standard/Gamblers/Snooker), 1997 (Standard/Gamblers/Jumpers), 1998 (all), 2000 (Gamblers/Snooker) 1995 & 1997 USDAA Grand Prix of Dog Agility ® 30" runner-up 1997 USDAA Dog Agility Steeplechase ® 30" National Champion 1997 USDAA DAM Team Champion (“Frequent Flyers” with Linda Mecklenburg’s Nifty and Pati Hatfield’s Lily) 1998 USDAA Grand Prix of Dog Agility ® 30" National Champion 1996-1999 FCI World Agility Championships Team (4 years in a row) 1999 FCI Individual 6th place 1999 successful comeback after chemotherapy 2001 USDAA Grand Prix of Dog Agility ® Veterans 22" National Champion (final run before retiring) Belinda Head, Jerry Herzog, Donna Highstreet, Jeanette Huneke, Sarah Johnson, Jennifer Jones, Nancy Louise Jones, Steve Katzer, Pat & Mike Kaufman, Linda Knowles, Karey Krauter, Wendy Krehbiel, Kathie Leggett, Gail Mahood, Rob Michalski & Derede Arthur, Franz & Shannon Miller, John Nunes, Debbie Ogg, Garril Page, Denise Patterson, Nancy Paul, Kraig & Susan Paulsen, Monica Percival, Pam Richards, Pam Richcreek, Sandy Rogers, Mike & Cheri Scannell, Donna Sprouse, Stephanie Spyr, Debbie Stoner, Moe Strenfel, Angela Sutton, Gwen Tatsuno, Katie Tolve, Jed & Connie Tuft, Vivian Vidoli, Jen Voelkel, Wendy Vogelgesang, Mary Van Wormer, Arlene Watson, Jim and Roxie Westbrook, Kathy Wheelock, Vici Whisner, Linda White, Lisa Williams, Diana Wilson, Sandy Zajkowski, and all your friends 08 | Team, SMART, Marchin The Bay Clean Run VAST, NAF, Haute Dawgs, TRACS, CAT of Central California, Quicksilver Agility Club, Columbia Agility Team, Rainier Agility Team. 17

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Clean Run Magazine - March 2008

Clean Run Magazine - March 2008
Contents
Editorializing: An Anthropologist at a Dog Show
Tip of the Month
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Agility…
Backyard Dogs
Give Your Dog a Running Start
On Course with Ronda Carter
Trainer’s Forum
How to Get the Most from Your Agility Classes
Foundation Fundamentals: Restrained Recalls and Chase Games
What Is a Handling System?
Pre-Agility Skills: Laying the Foundation, Part 1
Alternative Medicine for Your Canine Athlete: Navigating the Options
Agility? Deaf-initely!
When Pigs Fly: Agility Success with “Impossible” Dogs
Skill of the Month
Shelter Champs: Sadie
Spy Kids: Goals to Prepare for Competition
Distance Challenge
Focus on Recalls
Cece’s Gym Exercise of the Month: Back and Trunk Strengthening
In Cider
Letters
Course Diagram Keys
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Clean Run Magazine - March 2008
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 2
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Contents
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 4
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Editorializing: An Anthropologist at a Dog Show
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Tip of the Month
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Agility…
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Backyard Dogs
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 9
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 10
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Give Your Dog a Running Start
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 12
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 13
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 14
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 15
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 16
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 17
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - On Course with Ronda Carter
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 19
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 20
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 21
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Trainer’s Forum
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 23
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 24
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - How to Get the Most from Your Agility Classes
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 26
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 27
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 28
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Foundation Fundamentals: Restrained Recalls and Chase Games
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 30
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 31
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 32
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - What Is a Handling System?
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 34
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 35
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 36
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 37
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Pre-Agility Skills: Laying the Foundation, Part 1
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 39
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 40
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 41
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 42
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Alternative Medicine for Your Canine Athlete: Navigating the Options
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 44
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 45
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Agility? Deaf-initely!
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 47
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 48
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 49
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - When Pigs Fly: Agility Success with “Impossible” Dogs
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 51
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 52
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 53
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 54
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 55
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Skill of the Month
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 57
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 58
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Shelter Champs: Sadie
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 60
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 61
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 62
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Spy Kids: Goals to Prepare for Competition
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 64
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 65
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 66
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 67
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 68
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Distance Challenge
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 70
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 71
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 72
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Focus on Recalls
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Cece’s Gym Exercise of the Month: Back and Trunk Strengthening
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 75
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 76
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - In Cider
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 78
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 79
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 80
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Letters
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - Course Diagram Keys
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 83
Clean Run Magazine - March 2008 - 84
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