What is Fast Cat
Fast Cat is a fast and fun sport for dogs. This sport is a healthy activity for both young dogs 12 months and older and their owners. In fast cat sport, Cat stands for ‘coursing ability test’.
The Fast CAT Test is a timed 100-yard dash for puppies of at least 12 months of age. In this electronically timed race, the dog chases after the “bunny” the speed of a dog is converted into mph. These times and the size of the dog is taken into consideration. AKC also has a list of each dog and the average speed of each breed.
Training for Fast Cat
Fast cat has rapidly become a highly popular sport. This is a sport that your dog may not need any training for. However, if you wish to work with your puppy an easy fix to this is purchasing a riding crop and tie a bag to the end. Allow your canine to chase this bag giving your friend a lot of fun. The purpose of this sport is to provide puppies and their owners a healthy, fun activity in which to participate. It is normally done during cooler weather.
Fast cat activities are open to all breeds no matter the size. To participate in this fun sport, the only requirement is they must be at least 12 months of age. If you are new to the sport, most venues have a Fun Run which is a great opportunity to see if this is something your friend can and wants to do.