Canine Fitness: Foundations for Success Presented by Lori Stevens

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
  • Live Webinar


  • For Doggone safe members
  • PPG member registration
  • A discounted rate for Pet Owner Members
  • Public registration


Presented by Lori Stevens


This webinar will provide you with an introduction to foundation behaviors used in Canine Fitness. Once your dog can do these behaviors, you can start adding in more advanced fitness challenges. Proper alignment will be stressed as will setting up a safe environment for canine fitness. How to teach these behaviors along with props that could assist will also be addressed.  I'll also discuss how many repetitions to do, frequency, and how long you should do exercises before you increase the difficulty.


  • Getting Behaviors
  • Targeting: one, two, four paws, and hind-end
  • Use of hand targeting
  • Tuck-sit
  • Tuck-sit to Stand
  • Sphinx-Down
  • Sphinx-Down to Stand
  • Proper Alignment: plus aids to getting proper alignment

About The Presenter

   Lori Stevens is a senior Tellington TTouch® practitioner for dogs, cats, and other animals as well as a certified professional dog trainer – knowledge assessed, a FitPAWS master trainer, a certified small animal (dogs and cats) massage practitioner with a specialty in rehabilitation, and is certified in canine massage by the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage. She is also a certified canine fitness trainer via the University of Tennessee. She uses humane, friendly, scientific and innovative methods in an educational environment to improve the health, behavior, and performance of animals. She has an established companion animal practice in Seattle, Washington which offers private sessions and webinars, teaches workshops worldwide and has three DVDs produced by Tawzer Dog Videos.


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