Come spend some quality time with your pooch which you’ll both enjoy! It’s a great opportunity to train with positive reinforcement and strengthen the bond between human and animal companion while giving your dog a complete overall body workout. Improved body awareness, core strength and aerobic exercise are often overlooked when training the canine athlete and weekend warrior. Conditioned dogs are healthier and perform better with fewer occurrences of injury and recover more quickly. Conditioned dogs are healthier and perform better with fewer occurrences of injury and recover more quickly. This canine conditioning program is designed to improve the following: · Trunk & Core Strength · Balance & Coordination · Flexibility & Range of Motion · Confidence in movement · Body Awareness · Human/Animal Bond You will need to purchase an exercise peanut for your dog for this class. You will need to bring the peanut to class as well as use it at home to practice the body conditioning exercises. We are currently investigating which balls give the best price and durability combination. We will provide more information as soon as possible. In the meantime, you can expect to spend somewhere between $50.00 and $100.00 for an exercise peanut. There are, of course, cheaper peanuts, but we highly recommend that you invest in a good quality ball. Also, anything made by Fitpaws is excellent, but we know that they are expensive, so we are looking for alternatives. If you decide to go ahead and obtain a peanut, it needs to be taller than the height of your dog at the withers No volunteer hours can be used for this class.