K9 Fitness and Conditioning
med Lori Stevens

For danish version – click here!

I am so thrilled once again to announce a workshop with the amazing
Lori Stevens 😃 

Last time Lori visited Denmark (2014), she gave a fantastic Workshop in Helping Dogs Thrive, Tellington TTouch® and Other Life-Enhancing Techniques, this time the topic is K9 Fitness and Conditioning.

The workshop is tailored for you as a
physiotherapist, massage therapist, chiropractor or otherwise working with dogs’ health and rehabilitation as well as for performance and competition dogs in all levels. Are you dog owner and just want to have fun and increase your dog’s well-being? you are more than welcome.

K9 Fitness and Conditioning
A 2-day workshop to increase your dog’s well-being, health and strengthens performance in your dog.
This workshop will introduce you to amazing tools and techniques that increase the quality of life of your dog and increase your skills in dogs rehabilitation. The workshop consists of both theory and practical exercises and you will be demonstrated how to work with your dog individually.

This workshop will cover the following issues:
  • physiological signs and issues to look for, increase your observation skills
  • regaining strength after injuries / diseases
  • proper form for exercise and exercises benefits (also for the long run)
  • proper use of equipment and how to progress on the equipment
  • how to progress from the foundation exercises, how to make them more difficult
  • fitness sessions: warm-ups, exercises, cool-downs
  • from on-the-ground exercises to Fitness equipment
  • foundation exercises for core strength and stabilization
  • performance-sport season and how to train in the off-season.
  • hind-end targeting
  • how to make fitness fun workout without fear and coercion
Physical and psychological benefits:
  • improves performance and endurance
  • better body control and body awareness
  • strengthens muscles, bones and tendons
  • improves flexibility, balance / motor coordination and proprioception
  • strengthens your dog mentally
  • boosts the immune system
  • slows aging
  • supports weight management
  • builds confidence
Bonus benefits:
  • strengthens the bond with your dog
  • improves positive reinforcement training skills
The workshop in details:
  • the workshop takes place in country surroundings at Herringløse Agilitycenter i Herringløse, Roskilde
  • there will be one morning and one afternoon break and a 1 hour lunch break. Lunch will not be provided, but we will order in sandwiches for lunch.
  • there will be served coffee/tea during breaks and also with cakes in the afternoon break.
  • accomodation at the workshop is not possible. There are several bed and breakfast/hotels nearby.
  • we will sell Lori Stevens DVD at the workshop and Fitness equipment from FitPaws to good prices.
  • a portion of the seminar will take place outside. Please dress accordingly.
  • you will be sent the speaker’s handouts prior to the seminar via an electronic file. You’re welcome to print this file if you wish to take notes during the seminar. If you would like to have a paper form of the file, please email me at dogwise @ dogwise.dk (without space in between).
  • if you have a reactive dog, the dog can not participate. You can however participate without your dog as an observer.
  • female dogs in heat can not participate!
  • The workshop will be held in english

You can attend with or without your dog. Please bring an x-pen/crate and a blanket or mat for your dog, and dogs must be able to stay quietly for the majority of the workshop.

More information will follow…

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  • Information

    Where: Herringløse Agilitycenter

    Date: 22-23 april 2017
    Time: 9.30 – 16.30 (saturday/sunday)

    with dog: 3.200 dkk
    without dog: 1.800 dkk
    Early bird 300 dkk,
    ends 30 september 2016

    Limited spots!
    only 12 spots available with dogs

    When register please inform;
    name, adress, cell phone., with or without dog, dogs breed/mix, birthdate, name and health issues.

    To register, click the green button

    or call +45 60173717.

    Your registration is first final when you have made your deposit. Payment is final and non-refundable

    You will get a course certificate / diploma for 100% attendance (2 days)

  • about Lori

    Lori Stevens, CPDT-KA, SAMP

    Lori Stevens (CPDT-KA, SAMP, CCFT) is a Senior Tellington TTouch® practitioner for dogs, cats, and other animals. She is also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA); a FitPAWS Master Trainer; a certified Small Animal (dogs and cats) Massage Practitioner (SAMP) with a specialty in rehabilitation; and is certified in Canine Massage by the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure & Massage. Lori is also a FitPAWS Master Trainer and Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT) 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. Lori’s experience and approach are holistic and one of respect for animals as teachers. She continually studies the interactions among animal behavior, movement, learning, and health. Her continuing education includes conferences (e.g. Clicker Expo) and seminars on behavior (e.g. Dr. Susan Friedman), positive training, canine fitness, and rehabilitation techniques. She has an established companion animal practice in Seattle which offers private sessions and webinars. She also teaches workshops worldwide. Lori has three DVDs produced by Tawzer Dog Videos.

    Lori and her previous dog Emmy worked as a therapy dog/handler team and trained in agility. It was Emmy who led Lori to her practice. Lori adopted Cassie, an Australian Shepherd, at two years old. She has been successfully using all of  her skills to help Cassie learn how to adjust to new situations.

    See SeattleTTouch.com for more information.

    Lori Stevens is also the designer of the Balance Harness, for more information please read 

    for purchase please visit shop.dogwise.dk