Canicross: take the dog out for a run
The Spring Canicross season kicks off this week in the Eastern Townships. Canicross is basically cross-country running while attached to a DOG.
The runner wears a belt similar to that worn by mountain climbers...it's a running harness with a waist belt and a flexible harness. The dogs runs out front, propelling their two-legged companion forward at speeds he or she probably couldn't attain on their own.
Genevieve Baril is a dog trainer and a Canicross enthusiast who runs Sirius Canin Sports. She spoke with Sonali Karnick this morning.
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