Tag: canine conditioning

White Boarding

by Bobbie Lyons, CCFT. KPA CTP A couple months ago, I put out a Facebook post asking folks what their training struggles were and MANY folks put “time” as their answer. At that time, I had promised a blog post

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What “cue” do you use?

by Bobbie Lyons, CCFT. KPA CTP To obtain the pushup position above, the dog had to know front foot targeting, rear foot targeting, and nose touch hold. What cue do you use??

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Down.Stay.OK!

Carolyn Close, M.ED, CCFT Dogs lie down and stand up so many times a day, but that simple movement can be adapted to efficiently work many areas of the body.

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Fitness or Fad?

by Bobbie Lyons, CCFT, KPA CPTK9 Fitness Coach Recently I have seen several social media comments that balance products and canine fitness training indoors is a fad.   Of course, I disagree and wanted to share my thoughts on this subject.

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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

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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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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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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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The Great American FitPAWS® Donut Workout… For Dogs!

Full body conditioning is fun with these great exercises on the FitPAWS® Donut or TRAX 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 .

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Dock Jumping Training With FitPAWS® Canine Conditioning Equipment

Dock Diving season is upon up. Dock jumping is one of the newest canine sports gaining in popularity, having been around only since the late 90s. . What Is Dock Diving? Dock Diving is a dog sport with two types

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