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SSDR are Attending the Cani-Fit Experience!

August 24, 2019

 Saints Sled Dog Rescue are attending the Cani-Fit Experience on Sunday 20th October 2019 - Montrave Estate, Fife. Come up and join the Saints Team on Saturday 19th for the Fun Dog Sport Events taking place this includes: Du-athalon, Bikejor, Cani-Cross and the Toddler Dash!

 

The event is hosted by Cani-Fit.com where novice and experienced Cani-Cross runners alike can take part in a variety of courses which suit their fitness levels, there is something for every one. The Cani-Fit race takes place on Sunday morning, through to the afternoon - ALL BREEDS AND ABILITIES WELCOME.

 

Weekend camping is available on booking. Don't like camping or afraid of that Scottish  weather? Why not hire one of the luxury WigWam or Camping Pods available at the venue. A special treat for those camping over the weekend is the 'Just for Fun' Bikejor course on Saturday night. Great for all those looking to get into the sport or to learn some top tips from experienced bike.

 

To find out more on how to book onto the event visit cani-fit.com/event/cfe

 

What is Cani-Cross?

 

 Cani-Cross is cross country running with your dog. The idea is that a dog forms a part of a team, working in harness with its human that navigates from behind using specific commands while running at speed. Cani-Cross is a great accompanying or alternative dog sport to Bikejoring and Scootering - all of which require dogs to be trained and worked in harness.

 

Canine sports are a great way to bond humans with their dogs, offering physical fitness as well as mental stimulation for our two and four legged runners. Cani-Cross can be a great starting point for novice sled dog runners while you find your feet in training and working your dog, as well as a all round fun sport.

 

Dogs sports are open to ALL BREEDS and abilities - for more information on how to get involved, to learn more about dog sports or to book onto a course with an experienced sled dog trainer Cani-Fit.com or view the Beginners Guide to Cani-Cross

 

Please note that it is advise that dogs are at least 12 - 18 months old before starting light training for working in harness making sure their bones are fully formed before working at long distance. The physical fitness of your dog should be taken into consideration ensuring joints and bones aren't overworked. Always seek veterinary advice if unsure.   

 

See you all there! 

 

 

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