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Fitness for Obedience Dogs

Bobbie Lyons, CCFT. KPA CTP By Hannah Branigan & Bobbie Lyons

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Why train two cues, when you can train ONE.

by Bobbie Lyons, CCFT. KPA CTP It is no secret that I LOVE teaching FOOT targeting skills with many different objects and in many different situations for canine fitness. Targeting skills are very useful for fitness but I am learning

Stand Down Stand on a Donut & K9FITbone – National Canine Fitness Month

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5 Balance Pod Challenges on FitPAWS® Paw Pods

For performance and show dogs, FitPAWS® Paw Pods are great for advanced balance training, core strengthening and stacking training. For canine rehab professionals, these high quality tools can be used for improving weight bearing issues for individual limbs. NOW with

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National Pet Obesity Awareness Day!

Get your dog moving! Healthy dogs are happy dogs See Ideal Pet Weight Ranges as recommended and Exercise is Key in maintaining a good weight.

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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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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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Physical Fitness And Rehabilitation In The Canine Athlete

Preparedness and the ability to perform functional movements at a higher more advanced level is paramount in athletic performance. Whether you are a human or animal athlete, preparing the body for the job at hand will produce better results, and

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