In a significant partnership, FitPaws, known for its dedication to enhancing canine fitness, has joined forces with the World Agility Open (WAO) as the Title Sponsor for the renowned event, presenting the inaugural “FitPaws World Agility Open”.
Established in 2010, FitPaws specializes in crafting equipment designed to elevate dogs’ overall fitness, endorsed by leading experts in canine fitness and rehabilitation globally. The brand’s equipment focuses on strength-building, flexibility enhancement, and improving proprioception, embracing the fusion of art and science in dog training and rehabilitation.
WAO: Showcasing Excellence in Canine Agility
Since its inception in 2011, the WAO has been a pinnacle event spotlighting exceptional training, the bond between humans and canines, and remarkable athleticism. The championship features international teams competing for five world championship titles, evaluating performances across agility, jumping, speedstakes, and more.
Expressing enthusiasm for this collaboration, Ryan DeCaire, CEO of Paw Prosper – FitPaws’ parent company, said, “Receiving this honor of Title Sponsor for the FitPaws World Agility Open reflects our deep commitment to canine physical conditioning and mental fitness, empowering dogs to stay strong, healthy, and reach their highest potential.”
Global Agility Community
Greg Derrett, CEO of UK Agility International and WAO, also echoed the excitement, adding, “We’re extremely excited to announce the FitPaws World Agility Open. FitPaws is a highly respected brand in the canine fitness industry, and their commitment to improving dog’s overall fitness aligns with our goal of providing the ultimate global agility competition.”
The 2024 FitPaws World Agility Open is scheduled to take place at the National Hippic Centre (KHNS) in Ermelo, Netherlands, from May 15th to 19th. Anticipating 650 competitors from approximately 43 countries, this edition will feature esteemed judges including Bonnik Berthelsen, Jan Egil Eide, and Natalie Webb.