Beginning Canine Conditioning

Beginning Canine Conditioning

Online course you may access anywhere.

  • Enjoy continual access to the course material.

    • No deadlines or cut-off dates.

    • Go through material as often as you like.

High-quality dog training instruction.

INSTRUCTOR

Kathy Childers

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

In this course, we'll focus on strength, balance, body awareness, flexibility, and new skills for canine fitness.

ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

$230.00

AUDITOR ENROLLMENT

AUDITOR ENROLLMENT

$160.00

WATCHER ENROLLMENT

WATCHER ENROLLMENT

$95.00

Beginning Canine Conditioning is a six-week canine conditioning course that will focus on strength, balance, body awareness, flexibility, and new skills for canine fitness.

COURSE DETAILS

For six weeks, you will receive a complete workout every week, and a bonus lesson on using cavaletti’s for conditioning. The course is appropriate for adult dogs new to a conditioning program, or returning to a conditioning program after being less active.


The course will start out with basic exercises, and progress to more challenging exercises over the six weeks. All participating dogs should be in good health, free from injury, or cleared by their veterinarian if they have had an injury.


The course is for adult dogs who have finished growing.

SHOULD I TAKE THIS COURSE?

Make sure you  meet these prerequisites:

  • An understanding of a marker/reward system.

  • The Canine Conditioning Foundations course, or the participants acknowledgement their dog knows the ten foundational skills of static stand, tuck sit, kickback stand, folding down, down to stand, nose target, give a paw, front foot target, independent back up and side step.  The foundational skills will be used in the Beginning Canine Conditioning class but will not be covered specifically.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Treat pouch, or pockets

  • Small soft treats

  • FitPaws pad, or similar pad or cushion

  • Small inflatable disc such as a FitPaws disc

  • Inflatable wedge, or similar object

  • FitPaws FitBone, or similar balance object

  • Small step stool or platform in a size on which your dog can perform a tuck sit

  • Optional equipment

  • 6-12 Cavaletti

  • Two targets, or mats

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introductory lesson on how the program will work, equipment, safety, and signs of fatigue

  • How to track your dog’s progress

  • Warm ups and Cool downs

  • Six different, complete workouts that include exercises for strength, balance, flexibility, and body awareness; a different workout each week

  • Cavaletti Bonus – How to set up and use cavaletti as part of your dog’s conditioning program

Kathy Childers

INSTRUCTOR NAME

Kathy Childers

ACCOLADES

FITPaws Master Trainer
Certified Canine Fitness Instructor
AKC Star Puppy and CGC Evaluator
Associate Trick Dog Instructor
Scent Work and Rally Competitor
Dock Diving Support for Team Ruger

WE ARE PRIVILEGED TO OFFER THIS COURSE

Dog Sport University is fortunate to have Kathy grant us license to feature her courses, seminars and webinars on our online dog training platform. All of the content in this course is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Kathy Childers.

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

Virtual equivalent to in-person group classes. Submit videos of your homework assignments and work directly with an online instructor.


Includes:

Full access to all course materials

Full access to Student FB Group

Submit homework and videos

Detailed review from instructor

$230.00

Session Starts June 6th

AUDITOR ENROLLMENT

AUDITOR ENROLLMENT

Enhanced option allowing for 1 video review and questions answered without the pressure of submitting weekly homework or videos.


Includes:

Full access to all course materials

May have 1 video reviewed

Email support from instructor

Go through the material at your pace

$160.00

Rolling Enrollment

WATCHER ENROLLMENT

WATCHER ENROLLMENT

Basic access option which grants the greatest level of flexibility. Go through the material at your pace and add video reviews when needed.


Includes:

Self-taught option

Full access to all course materials

May add video reviews for a fee

May add email support for a fee

$95.00

Rolling Enrollment