Those agility courses we just mentioned? That can be pretty heady stuff for a pup and his or her human. The United States Dog Agility Association is but one organization that can make any talented dog's dreams come true. If you think your dog is up to the challenge -- that's swiveling across seesaws, racing up and down ramps, soaring over hurdles, bursting through tunnels, and zigging and zagging around lines of poles -- there are lots of events you can make a vacation out of.
For example, in April 2012 alone, there are major events in Camarillo, Calif., Palmyra, Pa., and Albuquerque, N.M. That's quite the road trip. But do your pet's talents swing toward the more stylistic side? More on the next page.