Anthony Clarke is known as one of the UK's top trainers and competitors with 20 years’ experience working with dogs and taking every dog he has owned to the very top level of British Agility.
Anthony’s agility expertise has taken him all over the world presenting Inspirational and motivational seminars in over 15 different countries.
Having started at a young age Anthony has gained experience in many Junior Handler events and won the Junior World Championships in 2007 as well as every British Junior title at least twice, Anthony retired from junior competitions in 2009, after winning the Crufts Junior Title for the fourth time. Within his time as a junior handler Anthony also dominated the senior competitions and became a regular competitor at all the major British finals and competitions such as Crufts and Olympia. He has also competed for his country on many occasions at the FCI World Championships and the European Open where Anthony and his team mates have taken 2nd place in the Team event at the FCI Championships and also overall Team Bronze medallist twice at the European Open.
Anthony's qualities also involve coaching the England World Agility Open Team, where as a coach has 9xGold, 7xSilver, 6xBronze medals to his name team members have said “Anthony brings the best out in each handler and dog partnership and works well as a coach to help achieve the best for the partnership”.
Anthony has also helped several American agility handlers fulfil their ambitions and goals by coaching them to win both National and International titles.
He also takes the progression & development of young agility handlers very seriously and owns his own Junior Agility program called Agility for Junior's, where he provides top quality training for junior handlers - just prior to the Covid 19 Pandemic Anthony was appointed as the Young Kennel Club Great Britain Team Coach and looks forward to taking his team to Finland in 2022.
Anthony owns one of the largest training centres in the UK were his centre offers a wide range of training & services from basic manners and behaviour , agility , obedience Scent & detection work to Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy , Grooming and nutritional advice.
He is also the director of “British Agility” a range of private agility events that showcases agility at its very best that is inclusive of all.