Category: Canine Rehab

The Great American FitPAWS® Donut Workout… For Dogs!

  Full body conditioning is fun with these great exercises on the FitPAWS® Donut!  The Donut may be used as a balance training tool or for core strengthening for small dogs that may be overwhelmed by the Peanut or Egg.

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Our Fans Ask: Compare FitPAWS® with Yoga Equipment

One of our Facebook fans asks: “What’s the difference between FitPAWS® equipment and regular yoga equipment for people?” This great question comes up a lot, so let’s dig in…

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CanineGym K9FITbone Exercise Card – Power Paws

Integrate instability training to develop strength, endurance, proprioception, balance and flexibility with the new K9FITbone™. The new balance disc shaped like a bone provides fun and a greater sense of dog aesthetics. It is a well–rounded tool that packs a

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Stretching your dog is important for their health and flexibility

Not only does stretching and flexibility it promote better range of motion, but better circulation, and more oxygen to the muscles. If your dog is especially sensitive during a stretch, please seek advice and instruction from your Veterinarian or Canine

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Ten Canine Exercise and Conditioning Tips for You and Your Dog

Whether you live in the Urban Jungle or the Open Country is your thing these Ten Canine Exercises can help increase your bond and reward you both. IMPORTANT: The key to developing an exercise program for your dog is that

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Why Do Veterinarians Use FitPAWS®?

An Interview with FitPAWS® and Dr. Kerry Fisher, DVM, CCRP Q: Where did the inspiration for FitPAWS® equipment for pets first come from? A: From our forward-looking customers who were originally using our human brand of fitness and rehab products

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Bogey’s Amazing Recovery – Effective Exercises After IVDD Treatment

Effective Exercises After IVDD Treatment Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is a very common problem neurological, surgery and physical rehabilitation practitioners see in practice. Even more so is the patient with a lesion at or around the T/L junction (mid-back). This

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Cross Training: The SAID Principle of Exercise

The SAID Principle of Exercise and Why it’s Important in Cross Training by Robert J. Porter LMT, CCRP People have been exercising dogs for hundreds of years, and there are many techniques available to keep your dog in shape. But,

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Top 5 Reasons All Dogs Need Balance Equipment

by Cynde Leshin All Dogs Should Use Balance Equipment Over the past 14 years that I have been training performance dogs (Pulik and Border Collies) I have not only had injuries in all my performance dogs but everyone I know

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SENIOR DOGS – Two Exercises To Keep Them Going Strong

Here’s a simple strength-training program for your senior dogs, aimed at improving balance, stability and function. Follow this program and over time you will see improved body composition as well. As an extra benefit there may be a reduced incidence

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