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Is your dog asking to go to the dog fitness park?

I can help you listen to what your dog is saying, that is for another day.


The dog fitness park is a safe place where you and your dog can improve fitness and have fun.  There is equipment to work on balance while walking on logs, or feet placement through agility course, and plenty of room to run and fetch a ball or disk. 

Currently a maximum 4 pairs of dog and owner will use the park in hour blocks.  We will adjust as growth and feedback from you develops.  The first phase is currently outside so may be available based on weather such as mud and snow.  If you and your dog like to play in mud let us know that!

There is a dollar amount to use it, as a lot of time, effort, and supplies have been put into it.  We wanted to make it a safe place for building physical strength and bond or k9 kinship to mentally challenge each other.  It is $12 a visit or $50/mo or 600/year for unlimited uses.  Your first visit is free or donation and you may sign up for available times on the calendar or the link below.

The process: 

  1. Sign up on the calendar and you will get the exact address.
  2. We will email you a form to fill out with vaccination, physical, and behavioral information of your dog.
  3. Watch the introduction video.
  4. Bring treats if you want to use some and extra water.
  5. Come have some pawer pup fun!


Let us know your thoughts and questions!  Let the pawer pups and people play. 

FAQ:

Where is the park? North of Ft Collins and West of Wellington. You must sign up on a calendar to receive the address so we know you are coming for a visit.

Who is the park for?  Any well behaved dog and human …

-that wants to add a little variety to their outdoor fun

-working on agility or parkour practice

-LCSAR dog team to build strength so they can protect us

-4H dog teams that want practice on the off season

Why only 4 pairs at a time?  It is a safe place to play and will be adjusted as we grow.

Why would I pay for a park when there are free dog parks?  You want to take your dog’s fitness to the next level in a safe environment because we approve the pairs using the facility.

Should I bring water? We will have a water bowl and feel free to bring extra. We will also have a pool in the summer time.

Should I bring poop clean up bags? We will provide them on the fence and feel free to bring extra.

Dogs and humans have been working side by side for centuries. How about a gym workout to build stronger bodies and dog human bond together?   

Human performing squat with dog giving high five.
Let’s back up.

In 2007 I was infected with West Nile Virus neuroinvasive and it has been a long road to healing.  In 2016 I found a fitness trainer to help strengthen my core and nervous system that ultimately helped me get my body back.  In early 2018 I found my mind and spirit again.  What a feeling to be whole in body, mind and spirit!!!  It is a journey learning how to listen and work with each part.  Last week I was getting ready for the MS 150 bike ride and nursing an injury 2 weeks prior.  As I was on the spin bike my body said ‘it did not want to give up the life it got back’.  My spirit said ‘you will not lose that life but you need to rest’.  My whole body shifted, I wanted to cry as I had listened to my inner child and held her. 

This is what I have been doing for dogs since 2012. I listen to their inner spirit and help them work with their body challenges to live a great life, as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner. They did daily exercises to heal their injuries from back, knee, and neck pain. K9 Fitness Works grew out of a passion to help dogs be stronger before injury.

One more piece of this creation. 

Tina was my girl 2002-2013.  She was by my side during WNV and she knew a relapse was coming before I did.  We learned to work together so we both could enjoy life. She taught me how to communicate with dogs on a spiritual and body level.  Dogs are drawn to my energy of healing and compassion for them by trying to cross the road to get to me. 

Tina and Jenn on the beach

Now I am combining all of these into a class to create stronger dogs and stronger humans through physical fitness creating a stronger bond.  It is so beautiful! 

We start with a warm up routine that can be done any time before your favorite activity.  Then circuit 1 of exercises to strengthen up the core, legs, and bond.  A 5 minute rest to pee and sniff.  Then circuit 2 to continue flexibility and proprioception.  Finish with a cool down to rest the body, mind, and spirit connection.

That sounds like good fun!  I also teach Basic Dog Fitness class so you can feel confident what to do with your dog when you are in Fuzzy Gym Buddy Class.

Check out our class times at our service page or register here.