Enrollment Begins 10am Pacific on: May 1st, 2022 

and Ends: May 15, 2022 @ Midnight

Have You Always Wanted to Learn 

How to Train 4 Feet on Paw Pods?

Increase Your Dog's Limb Awareness By Teaching Your Dog How To Use Pods for Strength and Balance Training!

Learn that paw pods are not just for standing. Master getting 4 feet on 4 paw pods. Then design your workout using just the 4 paw pods!

You have tried and tried to "free shape" your dog getting on paw pods but all that happens is pods are flying. Ugh... All you want is to teach your dog to place their feet correctly!

In this class you will learn which targeting skills will help you obtain optimal limb awareness while mastering paw pods.

This is a great time to teach your dog something new or to add new uses to your paw pods. Using paw pods for fitness is a ton of fun!

Join me today for this fun and beneficial class to help keep your dog mentally and physically challenged. 

Each training exercise in this class should only take you a few minutes of training each day.

Who Should Participate?

→ Any Healthy Dog!

Why Take This Class?

➤ Teach your dog to use 2 and 4 pods
➤ Understand the foundation movements that will help improve communication with your dog 
➤ Understand weight shifting to stop the flipping paw pods
➤ Improve your dogs proprioception and balance 
➤ Teach your dog advanced paw placement
➤ Improve the foundation work you have already trained

Advantages of the Online Class

✔️ Convenience of online learning
✔️ More time to learn the material than the traditional in person class format
✔️ Work at your own pace in the convenience of your home
✔️ Access to the material for at least 1 yr.

What's Included?

Discussion Threads
There will be discussion threads to ask questions.

Video Review
Working students can submit up to 3 minutes of video per lesson for instructional review. Voiceover video review is done by screen-casting for a more personalized experience. Screen-casting is audio-visual feedback (the next best thing to a 1:1 conversation)

Start Date
Class will begin right after you enroll. This class is always open so some students will be ahead of you and some will be behind you.

Each class is broken into lessons, with one or more exercises within each lesson.

The class is open for video submission, questions, review and comments for 90 days allowing you plenty of time to work through the material, take and edit video and formulate your questions as well as allow the instructor time to review and give feedback.
- access to material lasts for 1 yr.

The school reserves the right to modify, update or remove this class at any time.


Creating a Solid Foundation
Introducing the Pods
Weight Shifting
Wide and Narrow
Position Changes
Changing Pod Positions
Lateral Work
Stretching on Pods

Class consists of 8 lessons with multiple exercises per lesson.

Sample Exercise

Stand Down Stand on Paw Pods

What Level are the Exercises? 

This course will have beginner to advanced exercises.
Suggested Pre-requisite a basic understanding of clicker training is helpful, but not required.

Targeting Essentials for K9 Fitness
Foundation Fitness
Necessary Equipment – 
FitPAWS is offering a 30% education discount. Klimb is offering a discount as well. Information to get the discount will be available upon enrolling.
▸ Paw Pods

There are many possible equipment options or you may use something you have laying around your house.

Training Methods - A variety of training methods can be used to obtain the proper movement or position - shaping, luring, targeting, and It's Yer Choice. These methods will be discussed in the video tutorials, in the forum and through video review.

Disclaimer: Some information in this class may overlap or appear in other classes due to the foundation needed for many behaviors, tricks and fitness exercises. In addition, there are overlapping skills needed for many different performance activities so you may see exercises that are the same but packaged up differently toward a slightly different goal.

Bobbie Lyons, CCFT, KPA CTP

Certified Canine Fitness Trainer

Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner

Bobbie owns and operates Pawsitive Performance which offers dog training, fitness training and trick training around the globe. She was part of the TEAM that contributed knowledge and experience to design the CCFT II Live Lab and is a course "Instructor" for the program. Bobbie also completed the certification program for Canine Fitness through the Companion Animal Sciences Institute and she is a Certified Training Partner with the Karen Pryor Academy.

Bobbie has 4 awesome dogs that train a variety of skills for agility, fitness training, trick training, tugging and dock diving. Bobbie enjoys the training process and strives to comuinicate in the best way she can to help her dogs and clients dogs understand the task at hand. She starts every training sessions with this question "how can I set the dog up for success and give the dog the best information to successfully complete the behavior".

To learn more about Bobbie visit:


Pricing & Participation Options...

[ Space is Limited to 10 Workers ]



One-time fee, USD

  • Ask questions in the discussion threads
  • View video feedback recordings in the working students threads
This course is not open for enrollment at this time.

Questions about the course?

Email the instructor Bobbie Lyons at
[email protected]