Athletic or training activities that your pet and you participate in together.
Companion sports are gaining popularity all over the world but have been around since at least the 1800's. Some popular sports include Herding, Rodeo, Dressage, Herding, Lure Coursing, and Agility for Dogs, Cats and even Chickens. Most sports involve considerable training prior to competition involving at home practice, classes and seminars.
There are several levels of competition in most of the popular sports including local competitions all the way up to world wide competitions for sports like show, agility, and herding.