|The Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT) course combines two great programs into one prestigious credential. Developed by the University of Tennessee and FitPAWS® (FitPAWS® Master Trainer™), the CCFT program provides students with the essential qualifications and tools to become an effective university credentialed Canine Fitness Trainer.
This program will provide an overview of the regulatory issues involved in this field of practice, canine anatomy and physiology, behavior, nutrition, first aid and emergency procedures, and an overview of pharmacology and pharmacologic precautions. An emphasis is included on prevention and care of athletic injuries, canine strength and conditioning, therapeutic modalities, and assessment of fitness. Canine sporting and working dogs and the requirements of their various sports and activities are also covered.
Darryl L. Millis, MS, DVM, DACVS, CCRP,
David Levine, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, CCRP,
Angela Witzel, DVM, PhD, DACVN,
Julia D. Albright DVM, MA, DACVB