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FitPAWS Certified Classes 2017-05-26T13:35:53+00:00

FitPAWS Certified Classes

What is FitPAWS?

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FitPAWS is a curriculum designed specifically for your dog! We use conditioning exercises to provide an overall body workout that strengthens your dog’s muscles to keep them healthy and fit. FitPAWS employs conditioning steps on FitPAWS equipment to train your dog’s brain allowing them to completely master their body.

The FitPAWS program will introduce you to the 5 aspects of Canine Total Health, which includes:

  • Mental
  • Balance
  • Strength
  • Cardio
  • Flexibility

These classes are perfect to build you dog’s confidence, alleviate their boredom, help your performance dog achieve better scores or give you senior dog a higher quality of life. Each class prepares your dog to progress to the next level with the goal of achieving your dog’s unique maximum performance. Benefits include:

  • Stabilize of weak areas
  • Improve body awareness and balance
  • Improve reaction and control
  • Increase range of motion in joints, and elongation of muscles
  • Increase trunk and core strength

All FitPAWS dogs become champions! You’ll be amazed at how focused, attentive, and well-behaved your pooch becomes.

Schedule

All FitPAWS classes are taught as one group every Saturday at 3:15pm by David Cabezas. This is a rolling class, so you can join anytime. Please understand that classes with less than 3 students may not run for the full hour.

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Classes

Introduction to FitPAWS – (Pre-Level 1)

In Pre-Level 1, you and your pooch will get an introduction to cues that will enable you to guide them toward having strong control on the equipment. In this course, only two pieces of equipment are introduced. Cues taught include: nose touch, proper tuck sit, proper down, and stand.

Cost

$175

Class Schedule

Saturdays at 3:15pm
Instructor: David Cabezas
Time: 3:15pm – 4:15pm



FitPAWS SUPER DOG – Level 1

In this class, you and your pooch will master the basic cues that were taught in Pre-Level 1, and you will be introduced to four new pieces of FitPaws equipment! New cues taught include: Sit to Stand, Release (OK). All other cues are reinforced.

A “Behavior Cues and Body Test” is administered to confirmed readiness for the next level.

Cost

$175

Class Schedule

Saturdays at 3:15pm
Instructor: David Cabezas
Time: 3:15pm – 4:15pm



FitPAWS BOW WOW CHALLENGE – Level 2

This class targets front and hind legs using FitPaws equipment. Your pooch will gain awareness of their hind legs, and be learn how to back up into something without looking behind them or being startled. New cues taught include: Bow, Walk Backwards, while all previous cues are reinforced. Dogs are also introduced to the treadmill, and taught proper gaits for walking and jogging.

Cost

$175

Class Schedule

Saturdays at 3:15pm
Instructor: David Cabezas
Time: 3:15pm – 4:15pm

A “Behavior Cues and Body Test” is administered to confirmed readiness for the next level.



FitPAWS YIPPY SKIPPY CHALLENGE Level 3

This class targets hind legs individually using FitPaws equipment. New cues taught include: Sit Pretty, Lateral Walking (left to right), while all previous cues are reinforced. We also teach your pooch how to walk backward on the treadmill and balance on all four legs using a FitPaws Peanut Balance Tool.

Cost

$175

Class Schedule

Saturdays at 3:15pm
Instructor: David Cabezas
Time: 3:15pm – 4:15pm

A “Behavior Cues and Body Test” is administered to confirmed readiness for the next level.



FitPAWS Master – Level 4

In this final level, pooches are challenged to showcase their skills on all the FitPaws equipment, and display their improvement in the five aspects Canine Total Health (mental, balance, strength, cardio, and flexibility). New cues taught include: front and back leg lift, cookie stretch. All previous cues are reinforced.

A “Behavior Cues and Body Test” is administered to confirm that your pooch has achieved the ultimate status of FitPaw Master!

All dogs who reach this level are awarded a snazzy trophy and bragging rights in our facility (and on social media)!

Cost

$175

Class Schedule

Saturdays at 3:15pm
Instructor: David Cabezas
Time: 3:15pm – 4:15pm



FitPAWS SENIOR – Level 1

Our senior dogs tend to lose muscle mass in their hind ends. In this 6-week class, we will help your senior pooch regain some of the strength and mass lost over the years by incorporating consistent workouts on low-impact FitPaws equipment.

Cost

$175

Class Schedule

Saturdays at 3:15pm
Instructor: David Cabezas
Time: 3:15pm – 4:15pm



FitPAWS SENIOR – Level 2

Building upon the exercises covered in Level 1, our trainers will help your senior pooch advance to more challenging equipment and build on the five aspects of Canine Total Health (Mental, Balance, Strength, Cardio, and Flexibility). Your pooch will enjoy getting back to Champion statues and feeling young again!

Cost

$175

Class Schedule

Saturdays at 3:15pm
Instructor: David Cabezas
Time: 3:15pm – 4:15pm