Many people will buy a set of 10 cones and poles. However, the beauty of this program allows you to improvise with whatever you have laying around at home or in the garden.

Yes, this allows us to review and make any changes/adaptations that we may need to.

  • What you use to reward your dog – treats, toys, or praise
  • Water bowl and water
  • Pen and pad
  • If you normally use a harness, please bring a collar and lead for your dog to work on
  • A mat if you require for your dog to settle on while we set up
  • And whatever makes you and your dog comfortable

Here are some common signs of where your dog will benefit from Canine Core Conditioning:

  • Turns easier one way than the other
  • Back arches in the middle (reaching)
  • Back dips in the middle (swayback)
  • Fatigues easily
  • Lacks flexibility
  • Uneven gait (movement)
  • Doesn’t know where its feet are – clumsy, poor foot placement
  • Lacks drive from hindquarters
  • Lacks reach from forelimbs
  • Tightness & stiffness in lumbar regions
  • Needs gentle exercise as part of a weight-loss plan
  • Cannot hold a square sit or stand
  • Sporting dogs to improve performance and reduce the risk of injuries
  • Puppies & young dogs to set them up for a fit & healthy life
  • Senior dogs to support with mobility and joint issues

All dogs work on a collar and lead rather than a harness.

Dogs may remain on lead in class at least for the first four weeks, as we find it is easier for your dog to complete the exercises.

  • Improved movement (gait)
  • Fitter
  • Faster
  • Stronger
  • Greater flexibility and mobility
  • Physically and mentally balanced
  • More focused on you / handler
  • More precise foot placement
  • Specific targeted strengthening exercises
  • Strengthens the Core so supporting your dog’s back, pelvis, hips and abdominals
  • Improves posture and balance
  • Transform your dog’s core stability, proprioception, balance
  • Provides mental stimulation.
  • Increases your dog’s confidence and focus
  • Has great fun

Yes, this is possible and can be arranged at the time of booking.