Animaltalk Top Dog Awards: meet SA’s agility stars

R-The showing why he is a champion!

Roll out the red carpet … it’s time to get some paw prints on it! Yes, it is time again for Animaltalk’s prestigious Top Dog Awards, which this year will be held on 28 January. As per usual we will honor outstanding dogs in various categories. One of these categories is agility, sponsored by Bravecto. The winners have been chosen, and over the next few weeks we will get to know them a bit better.

Winner: Medium

Lindsay King with R-The

Name of dog and handler Lindsay King with Kings R-The at LinnSea (R-The)

Dog’s breed and age Seven-year-old Miniature American Shepherd

How long have you been taking part in agility? With R-The 6 years, with previous dogs a total of 16 years.

Please tell us about your previous achievements?

  • Grand Champion in Agility, non-contact agility and Dog Jumping, National Champion Agility 2012, 2013 and 2016.
  • National Champion non-contact 2016. National League overall winner 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  • Animaltalk/Bravecto Medium dog of the year 2015

What do you enjoy most about agility? I love everything about it.

How would you describe your dog’s personality? Loving, fun, eager to please and happy.

What is his quirkiest habit? His barking at the start line and his screaming with joy when he sees my husband.

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