Looking for a great activity for you and your water-loving dog? Stand-up paddleboarding (SUPing) is a fantastic way to relax and enjoy the water with your furry friend. The sport is relatively easy with few equipment needs and offers both of you a great physical and mental workout.
Before you head for the nearest river or lake, set your pup up for success by teaching the skills she needs to adore stand-up paddleboarding with you!
In this educational video, you’ll discover how to:
• Assess your dog’s readiness for paddleboarding
• Condition your dog to love your board and paddle
• Use nose targeting and body targeting to enhance your training
• Select fun and effective ways to help your dog learn balance
• Create a positive association with your board on land and on water
• Keep safety always in mind for you and your dog
Clear, simple to follow instructions lead you through all of the skills on this video to help you learn to paddle your cares away with your canine companion.
Brad Waggoner, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP - Brad Waggoner’s dog-training expertise spans therapy dog evaluation, TAGteach, AKC evaluation, humane education, teaching other trainers, and professional dog walking instruction. His credentials include, among others, Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Karon Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner, TAGteach Primary Level and dog*tec Dog Walking Academy Instructor. Brad is a member of The Association of Professional Dog Trainers and Pet Professional Guild.
Lisa Lyle Waggoner, CPDT-KA, CSAT, PMCT2 - Lisa Lyle Waggoner is an expert trainer, instructor, writer, and speaker with over a decade’s experience teaching people and dogs to succeed together. Among Lisa’s credentials are Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer, Pat Miller Certified Trainer Level 2 and dog*tec Dog Walking Academy instructor. She’s a member of The Association of Professional Dog Trainers and Pet Professional Guild.