Category: K9 Balance

Choose Exercises that Match Your Dog’s Level of Fitness

by Bobbie Lyons, CCFT. KPA CTP The exercises you choose for your dog should always match the dog’s level of fitness and support the movements and demands that your dog places on his body. You also have to consider that

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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FitPAWS Wobble Board and TRAX Peanut Exercises

Use the infographics to get started with exercise ideas or watch these videos to get even more info! Wobble Boards – TRAX Peanuts

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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Balance and Stability Exercises for Dogs

Gyms have all sorts of balance and stability equipment these days. They may include traditional exercise balls, foam pads of all sizes, Bosu balls, and inflatable discs. Why is that? Well, balance and stability are to so important to many

Pet Trends With Benefits

What are the latest pet trends that will impact you and your furry friends tomorrow? In “Pet Trends With Benefits” listicle article Charlotte Reed discusses 12 trends that affect both you and your pet. By researching your pet product choices,

Enhancing the Education of Service Dogs Using FitPAWS® Equipment

Enhancing the Education of Service Dogs Using FitPAWS® Equipment. No matter what skill service dogs have been trained for, they must attend to their person while filtering out all competing stimuli and navigating through environments that are not very dog

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9 Balance Disc Exercises

“Where can I find a list of progressively more challenging exercises on the FitPAWS® Balance Disc?” The FitPAWS® Balance Disc can be used for weight bearing activities and balance training for sporting/working dogs, for animal rehabilitation and therapy or for

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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…

Confidence Building with FitPAWS

by Andrea Kilkenny, M.A., CPDT-KA A few months ago, I attended the Association of Pet Dog Trainers annual conference and trade show.  I was immediately drawn to the FitPAWS booth at the trade show, because my own dogs enjoyed using

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