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Old Dogs, New Tricks!

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.  Everyone has heard this saying but is it true?  Definitely not!  Apex is my 13 year old  Border Collie.  His hearing and eyesight are not what they once were but his ability to learn is still possible! In my house I have several flights of stairs.  Apex …

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Listo Distance Part 3

Listo distance “Get Out” and “Here”.  What we want to teach the dog is that when pressure is applied to the path the dog responds with moving away.  That is the “get out” command.  When pressure is released the dog moves in closer.  This is the “here” command.  Based on the dogs training, the dog …

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Listo Distance Part 2

Welcome to the second installment of this topic!  Today I will be discussing directional commands.  I decided to test Listo’s understanding of what he knows about his directionals.  What I found out is that they still need work!  Especially when flow sent him directly to a very enticing obstacle.  For Listo this is weave poles …

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About Us

Chad Marquis is the owner and head agility instructor of All Agility located between Cambridge and Guelph. Chad has been involved in various aspects of dog training for over 25 years and agility training for over 20 years.  In that time he has trained, competed, and earned titles in flyball, agility, obedience and herding.  Chad’s first Agility dog, a Border Collie named “Darla” OTCH Lukan’s For What it’s Worth AG.X was the first Border Collie to be awarded a Novice Agility title and Excellent Agility Title by the Canadian Kennel Club.  Darla also achieved titles at the top level of USDAA and NADAC.  Darla and Chad won the 22” division at the first ever AAC Ontario Regionals in 2001. After a very successful career as a regular and veteran dog Darla retired in 2004 at the age of eleven.

Chad’s second dog “Echo” Lukan’s Sugar Kisses Am CDX, is an 11-year-old Border Collie. She has a long list of achievements in various sports that include:


  • ONYX award in Flyball
  • ATChC, Bronze Achievement (AAC)
  • NATCH  from NADAC
  • MX and MXJ from AKC
  • Echo competed at the top level in the USDAA, NADAC, AAC, AKC and CKC.
  • Other achievements include qualifying for the AAC Nationals 6 years in a row and winning the 22” Regular Division in 2004.
  • At the Nationals, Echo and Chad placed 1st in 2004 in Montreal and 2nd in 2005 in Saskatoon in the 22” Regular Division.
  • Echo and Chad were the first 22” team to win a Regional and National event in the same year!
  • In 2006 he qualified Echo to represent Canada in the IFCS World Championships held in The Netherlands.  They finished 8th overall in the Individual All Around and 8th overall in theRead More

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