Tag: dog exercise

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

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Exercise Idea Infographics

FitPAWS exercise idea infographics are on many product pages on our website, but we put them all here in one place!*Please Note: infographics are primarily designed to be digital content. If you would like a higher resolution PDF, please contact

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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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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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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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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

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