by Mary Simpson
An exciting sport that’s perfect for active dogs, flyball competitions are drawing large crowds. There are pooches that are built for the game – check out these flyball dog breeds.
New to flyball? In a nutshell, it’s a canine relay race in which teams of dogs take turns jumping hurdles and retrieving a tennis ball. The twist is that in order to get the tennis ball, each dog must pounce on a spring-loaded box that ejects the ball and once he has it, he has to return to his team before the next dog can start the course. And there are certain pooches that can be considered flyball dog breeds.
Teamwork, speed and agility are needed and the upside is that it’s a competition where mixed breed, non-pedigree and even rescue mutts can compete with the pure-breeds to bring home the ribbons. If your pooch is a hard worker, quick on his feet and a team player, this may be the sport for him. Ready to learn which canines made our Top 10 flyball dog breeds? On your mark, get set…