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AKC Fit Dog

How to Get Your AKC Fit Dog Magnet

There are two great ways to earn your AKC Fit Dog Magnet

  1. Walked at least 30 minutes 5 times per week for a total of at least 150 minutes per week for at least 3 months. For dogs and people in good shape.

  2. Walked at least 15 minutes per session at least 10 times per week (e.g., two 15-min walks per day) for at least 3 months. For dogs or people who would benefit from a walk that is a shorter duration, e.g., senior dogs.

Kick up your walking routine a notch.
Join our AKC Fit Dog walks
(must be a club member)

Five Flags Dog Training Club has paired with AKC to become a recognize AKC FIT DOG Club!

The Fit Dog team walks to promote health and fitness for dogs and their owners. Any club member can join in the fun to meet and accomplish certain fitness goals together with their dogs. Walks are designed for all fitness levels. 

Earn AKC Fitness Titles

AKC FIT DOG titles were designed to provide a structured, individualized fitness plan that you and your dog can do together.

3 levels of AKC fitness titles

Within each level, there are 6 categories of activities to choose from to earn your points.

AKC Fitness Title Categories:

  1. AKC FIT DOG Course

  2. Runs (community runs such as a Turkey Trot, Spring Scurry, etc.)

  3. Walks and hikes (Independent or Group)

  4. Unique to You and Your Dog (e.g., swimming, Parkour)

  5. AKC title that is fitness related (e.g., FAST CAT, agility)

  6. AKC Parent Club Performance Titles (e.g., pack dog, sledding)

(points must be earned in at least 2 categories to earn title)

Before starting any fitness program please visit your human doctor and Vetranarian 

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