Canine Fitness and Conditioning (Fitdog)

Are you searching for an enjoyable and innovative dog training class to engage with your beloved canine companion? Maybe you’re seeking an activity that complements their already active lifestyle? Leave your sedentary habits behind and join us in our exciting Fitdog programme!Ā Canine fitness and conditioning go beyond mere running and jumping. Unlike physical rehabilitation and therapy, our approach focuses on proactively building a strong foundation to prevent injuries and/or the worsening of conditions like hip dysplasia or luxating patellar. We offer comprehensive training in exercises specifically designed to enhance your dog’s strength, flexibility, mobility, and body awareness. Best of all, these exercises can be easily performed using everyday items found in your own home, without the need for expensive dog-specific equipment. With our guidance, you can engage your dog in enjoyable and beneficial workouts that promote their overall well-being. A healthy dog is a happy dog so don’t hesitate any longer – take the leap and enrol with us today!

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What we will cover:

Canine Fitness (Fitdog lvl 1)

Group Class

We offer private classes @ $180 per 1hr 30min Session. Click Here to book your first consult!

  • Class Duration: 1 hr 15 min, 6 classes
  • Dates: Sundays, Once a Week
  • Class Timing: 3pm - 4.15pm
  • Instructor: Webster Cheong, BA, CPDT-KA
  • Class Size: 4-6 dogs with pet parents
  • Course Fee: $650

The Fitdog (level 1) course lays a firm groundwork in the realm of canine fitness and conditioning.

The knowledge and skills gained from our programme extend beyond the class, allowing you and your dog to apply them to various new behaviours!

We believe in lifelong learning, not just for humans but for our furry friends as well! As a graduate of our programme, you would have exclusive access to our Advanced Fitdog Level 2 and 3 courses. These courses will take you and your dog to the next level by introducing more complex fitness and conditioning exercises. You’ll deepen your bond and have aĀ blastĀ together! Keep an eye out for the periodic release of our Advanced Fitdog courses – Exciting updates are on the horizon!

For those seeking a more targeted approach (specific fitness goals or injury prevention), we offer personalised fitness and conditioning programmes. Think of it as doggie personal training! Reach out to us for further details.

This programme is suitable for:

  • Pet parents who are looking for something new, engaging, and beneficial to do with their dogs
  • Dogs that are fully vaccinated, dewormed and not undergoing heat
  • Dogs that are comfortable in a group class setting, in close proximity to other dogs and strangers (i.e. not aggressive or overly fearful)
  • Pet parents who are able to commit to class once a week
  • Dogs with existing medical conditions should receive clearance from a vet prior to signing up
  • The Fitdog course is not meant to be a replacement for vet-prescribed physical rehabilitation. Please contact us for clarification if needed.

FAQs on Canine Fitness

Yes, canine conditioning, or K9 fitness, is a crucial aspect of dog training that focuses on physical exercises to improve a dog’s health, strength, and agility. Professional trainers advocate integrating it into training routines not only to tackle behavioral issues but also to elevate the dog’s overall well-being. Find out more about what to expect from a Canine Conditioning Coach!

Through diverse exercises, it’s possible to enhance your dog’s cardiovascular health, muscle tone, and coordination. This practice not only bolsters physical health but also strengthens the bond between pet and owner, supporting a positive relationship.

Tailored to fit each dog’s unique needs, especially with professional guidance, canine conditioning aligns with modern training methods to either teach new skills or boost fitness levels, underpinning the significance of this practice in a dog’s care regimen.

Ensuring your furry friend gets the right amount of exercise is key for their health and happiness. Most dogs thrive on 30 minutes to 2 hours of activity daily, but it really depends on their breed, age, and energy level. It’s all about finding what works best for your pup. High-energy breeds may need more intense activities like running, while a leisurely walk might be enough for older or smaller dogs.

Mixing physical and mental exercises keeps your dog engaged and helps prevent behavior issues. Think fun games, puzzles, and regular obedience training. If you’re unsure about the best exercise plan, a chat with a certified dog trainer can make all the difference. They can offer personalized advice to keep your dog happy, healthy, and well-behaved. Remember, itā€™s about creating a balanced routine that fits your dogā€™s unique needs.

Check out a separate article on why you should ensure your canine companion stays physically fit!

Boosting your furry friend’s fitness involves a mix of physical activities, brain games, and steady training. Certified dog trainers suggest starting with a balanced plan focusing on both exercise and behaviour training. Remember, a strong bond based on trust and positive vibes is key.

Mix up their routine with walks, runs, agility courses, and fun games. This keeps them physically fit and mentally sharp, tackling any naughty behaviour. Stick to positive reinforcementā€”treats and praises work wonders for encouraging good behavior.

Stuck on a tricky behaviour issue? A professional dog trainer can be a game-changer, offering customized plans and new tricks tailored to your pup’s needs. A solid routine of training and fun activities strengthens your bond and leads to a joyful, healthy, and obedient dog.

Conditioning workouts for dogs are structured routines aimed at improving your furry friend’s physical fitness, strength, and happiness. These exercises, tailored by professional dog trainers, are designed to meet the specific needs of different breeds and individual dogs. By using a variety of training methods, you can address behavioral issues and enhance your bond with your pet, teaching them better manners and behaviors.

Conditioning workouts are great for tackling common problems like obesity, anxiety, and hyperactivity, promoting a healthier, more content pet. For those looking to boost their dog’s fitness and behavior, a consultation with a certified dog trainer (CPDT-KA) can offer the guidance needed to create an effective conditioning plan.

Yes, incorporating uphill walks in your dog’s routine is highly recommended by professional trainers, including us at Pet Coach SG. Hill walks offer numerous benefits for both pets and their owners. It’s not just great physical exercise that builds muscle and boosts heart health, but it also mentally engages your dog, helping to solve behavioural problems by introducing them to new, stimulating environments.

Including inclines in your training strengthens your bond, providing perfect moments for teaching and connecting. Diverse exercises like hill walks are key to a well-balanced, content, and obedient dog. Considering new commands or addressing behavioural issues? A consultation with a certified dog trainer (CPDT-KA) could customise the ideal strategy for you and your furry friend.

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