Category: Fitness For The Family Pet

Growing Up With FitPAWS®

A Puppy’s Growth Process Part of a puppy’s growth process includes the establishment of balance, proprioception, and core strength. We recommend beginning puppies out on the FitPAWS® equipment as early as possible – even six weeks if possible. The best

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Your Dogs Behavior and Exercise

This month is National Canine Fitness Month!  Exercise is so important for your canine for so many reasons and behavior is one of those reasons! Have you ever had that moment when you questioned taking your dog for a walk

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Now Where Did I Bury That Bone?

The effects of exercise on memory. We’ve all experienced a lapse in memory, whether it was forgetting where we put our car keys to remembering an anniversary. Our dogs use memory in their daily lives in much the same manner,

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Brain Games with Canine Einstein Exercises

Your Dog can be a Canine Einstein with these Brain Game exercises and have FUN sharpening the mind of your dog genius! FUN TRAINING IDEAS with the FitPAWS® Paw Pods and Training Targets. ____________________________________________________________

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Defining your population

We know that when it comes to people there is no ‘one size fits all’ programming. What works for me in terms of a fitness regimen won’t necessarily work for you or vice versa. The same holds true when it

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Top Five Reasons To Hire A Canine Fitness Expert

When it comes to starting a canine fitness program, often times people struggle with where to begin. What kind of equipment do you buy? What exercises are right for your dog? How often should you exercise? What happens if your

How to use FitPAWS® – INTRODUCE THE BALL TO YOUR DOG

    “How in the world do you get a dog on that a FitPAWS® ball?” We hear that ALL the time. Don’t worry, it’s a fun question to answer!…    

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S.M.A.R.T Goal Setting For The New Year

You’ve most likely heard about the benefits of a physical fitness program for your dog. Weight loss, enhanced learning, longevity, and overall improved heath are just a few of the positive impacts a healthy lifestyle can have for your four-legged

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Obesity and Your Pet

We all know what time of year it is; it’s time for parties, food, and festivities. Along with that come the all too popular New Years resolutions. Whether it’s weight loss, reduced stress, or just overall well-being, we take this

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Exercise as a means to strengthen the human-canine bond

The human animal bond dates back for centuries. From the horses that helped plow our fields to the cats that took care of the mice and rat populations in our communities, we have co-existed with animals, and built a symbiotic

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