Group Sports

Cani-Cross!

 At the moment cani-cross is the most popular of the Cani-Sports Scotland activities.  It is a favourite among the group members and we love nothing better than flying down a muddy trail with with our dogs!  If you’ve never heard of it, think of it as cross country running whilst you are attached to your dog on a harness.  It’s not as scary as it sounds and the dogs love is as much as we do!  Ideally for cani-cross, you need a waist belt for yourself, a bungee line to go between you and your dog and a cani-cross harness for your dog.  If you’re new to the sport you are more than welcome to turn up to one of our meets and trial it with just a collar and lead, however for the long term comfort and safety of your dog, we really recommend a harness and bungee.  These are easy to get hold of – why not try our directory page to find your nearest stockist!

Bike-Jor & Scootering!

Both Bike-Jor and Scootering are similar to cani-cross, however instead of running, you are on a mountain bike or specialised scooter, attached to your dog.  These two variations of cani-cross are perhaps best suited to the adrenaline junkies amongst us and they are great fun!

They are also brilliant for high-energy dogs who are unable to get let off the lead to run free and expel their energy.  These are both fast growing sports and are enjoyed by many of the Cani-Sports Scotland group members.

Mushing!

This is dog sledding on forest trails and again a brilliant way for dogs to expel their energy.  To Mush you will need a rig, bungee lines and harnesses for your team of dogs and a sled for when it snows!  Teams vary in size from 2 dogs to packs of 4 or 6 upwards and it suits many different breeds.  The most common used are your traditional sled dogs such as Alaskan Malamutes and Siberian Huskies but more recently, hounds are joining in on the act too including Pointers and Collies!

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