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Canine Conditioning Fitness is practiced in pursuit of peak performance, injury prevention, coordination, flexibility, and rehabilitation.
Earn your Canine Conditioning Fitness title and medal by demonstrating mastery of skills for a certified Canine Conditioning Fitness Coach (CCFC). Skills are explained in Kyra’s Canine Conditioning book. Dog will be evaluated that he understands the exercise, actively participates, challenges himself, and improves. Video submissions accepted. Four title levels to achieve.
Successfully demonstrate your dog's exercises for a Certified Canine Conditioning Fitness Coach.
or by mail, fax, or email.
Approved and Vetted Fitness Techniques
Although this Canine Conditioning and Fitness program has been extensively researched and reviewed by a panel of experts in the field, we recognize that any physical endeavor comes with risk. Please evaluate each dog and exercise before attempting a skill, and, if necessary, consult with your veterinarian or other expert. Please see the top expert reviewer bios at the back of Kyra's Canine Conditioning book.
Substitutions for an Exercise
If a particular skill is unfeasible due to physical or behavioral difficulties, the coach may specify a substitution at their discretion. An exercise may be considered unfeasible if:
- The exercise is not well suited for the breed
- The exercise is unsafe because of a dog's health issues
- You do not have access to the required equipment
- It is causing undue fear or reactivity in the dog
To see pictures of every exercise and a list of substitutions, check out the free online Master Class: