Sarah Keller

Sarah Keller is the owner of Sit Stay Squat, which combines her love for dogs with her passion for fitness into a unique service that offers exercise programs for both people and their pups.  

Sarah has spent over 10 years studying advanced human fitness ranging from long distance running, bodybuilding, powerlifting, and prehabilitation exercise.  Sarah has first hand experience on just how important a well designed exercise program is in leading a healthy, pain-free life.

In 2017 Sarah traveled to Chicago to learn more about the benefits that fitness has for our dogs, and is currently the only Certified Canine Fitness Trainer across all of Canada with both CPCFT and CCFT credentials – the 2 most credible canine fitness trainer certifications available worldwide.

Sarah continues her education on a daily basis by reading every book that she can find on canine exercise, structure, & gait analysis; and has completed numerous other programs on canine fitness, massage, and behavior. 

Continuing Education Plans:

  • Sarah has completed the live labs of  CIECBW’s Caninology® Canine Body Worker program, and is currently working on the extensive externship, with plans to be a fully certified Canine bodyworker/massage therapist by spring 2022.
  • Sarah is currently working through NASM’s Corrective Exercise Specialist program which will further her expertise in corrective exercise for “humans”.
  • And she is also studying to complete her CPDT-KA by the end of Spring 2022 to further advance her dog training credentials.

Completed Certifications & Training

Certifications:

Certified Canine Fitness Trainer – University of Tennessee (2021)

Certified Professional Canine Fitness Trainer – Wizard of Paws Physical Rehabilitation (2020)

Certified Canine Kinesiology Tape Practitioner – Holistic Animal Studies (2020)

RockTape FMT Canine Kinesiology Taping Certification (2020)

K9 Fit Master Trainer Certification (2017)

AFLCA Group Fitness Instructor Certification (2017)

AFLCA Mind-Body Certification (2019)

Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid (2018)

Additional Programs/Training:

The Dog House Training Academy Professionals Course on Canine Behavior & Training Methodology (2018)

Dean Somerset’s Post Rehab Essentials V.2.0 (2017)

Bobbie Lyon’s Pawsitive Performance K9 Conditioning Foundations for Performance Dogs Workshop (2018)

Bobbie Lyon’s Pawsitive Performance K9 Conditioning for Puppies & Seniors Workshop (2018)

Bodyworks is Beautiful ‘Active dog’ Massage Workshop (2018)

Bodyworks is Beautiful ‘Senior dog’ Massage Workshop (2018)

Coaching The Canine Athlete Workshop by Dr. Chris Zink (2019)

Wizard of Paws Physical Rehabilitation Course on Dogs with Long Backs (2019)

Bobbie Lyon’s Pawsitive Performance Foot Targeting Course (2019)

Bobbie Lyon’s Pawsitive Performance Fitness Walking Course (2019)

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy Agility Handler Skills, Drills, and Exercises (2019)

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy Handler Fitness for K9 Sports (2019)

Wizard of Paws Physical Rehabilitation Course on Preventing and Addressing the Iliopsoas (2020)

The Total Canine Platforms for Fitness Course (2020)

The Total Canine Anatomy of a Workout Course (2020)

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy Structure and Movement Course (2020)

Tools and Techniques to Help your K9 Clients Move Better Course by Dr.Wendy Coren (2020)

The Total Canine Cavalettis for Fitness Course (2020)

Wizard of Paws Physical Rehabilitation Course on “Those Bum Knees” (2020)

Canine Fitness Innovations Intro to Structure and Gait Analysis Course (2020)

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy Helping Dogs Thrive: Massage for Performance Dogs (2020)

The Moving Canine “Where Are My Paws?” Paw Targeting Coordination Course (2020)

The Moving Canine “Movement Puzzles” Course (2020)

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy Canine Sports Medicine for the Performance Dog Handler (2021)

Bobbie Lyons Canine Campus Woofletics Taping (2021)