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Dog Physiology - Level 1

Dogs are built for performance. This class examines how dogs move and why it matters.

Reading assignment: Learn the footfall patterns of the normal canine gaits and discover which are most efficient.
Video: A visual guide to five gaits: walk, amble, pace, trot and canter.
Quiz: 10 questions about dog movement.

M. Christine Zink, D.V.M.


Instructor: M. Christine Zink, D.V.M., Ph.D., presents Coaching the Canine Athlete seminars worldwide, and is a consultant on canine sports medicine, evaluating canine structure and locomotion.


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David   New York, NY

4/30/2012 9:03:08 AM

Sorry to those who found this useful... I found it boring & kind of a letdown.

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Irene   Modesto, CA

4/20/2012 10:02:16 PM

Great Information. Just need to get used to seeing my puppy use each of these different gaits to identify them correctly at any given time.

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Bret   Leeds, UT

2/26/2012 4:12:25 PM

Great Information!

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margaret   wichita, KS

8/5/2011 9:13:38 AM

Very interesting, cant wait to take my dog for a walk and watch.

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