Beginning Canine Conditioning Course
Beginning Canine Conditioning Course
Beginning Canine Conditioning Course

Beginning Canine Conditioning Course

Beginning Canine Conditioning Course

Regular price $160.00
  • Canine Fitness Program and Dog Sport Program
  • Instructor: Kathy Childers
  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Pre-recorded content
  • Continual access

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.


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. 


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


- 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


Are you a dog owner who wants to ensure their dog stays injury free and nimble?

Are you participating in dog sports?

Every dog owner would benefit from this course!

Kathy Childers

Kathy Childers grants Pet Dog U license to feature her courses, seminars and webinars on our online dog training platform.

All of the content in this online course is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Kathy Childers.

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.
- Go through the material at your own pace.
- May have 1 video reviewed by instructor.
- Email support from instructor.

Watcher Enrollment

Basic access option which grants the greatest level of flexibility. Go through the material at your own 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.

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