Tag: dog fitness

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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FitPAWS® Agility Kit Exercises

Canine rehabilitation, gait training and dog sport cross-training rises to a whole new level of fun and excitement with these nine exercises! The FitPAWS®  Agility Kit  is great for the backyard agility enthusiast, traveling animal rehab practitioner or professional dog

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Cookie Stretches

by Lisa Schmit, PhD, CCFT, CPMP28 April, 2020 – Bobbie Lyons Canine Campus Blog Flexibility is an important component of fitness training. It plays a major role in overall health, fitness and function. But just like in human fitness, flexibility

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

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Learn Lateral Walking

Jasey Day, CCFT April, 2020 Lateral walking is an important fundamental skill for canine fitness training. Lateral stepping means that your dog walks sideways in shuffle steps – think “step-together-step.” His spine stays neutral, which means fairly straight and not

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Individual Paw Targeting: Better Communication for Fitness

by Jasey Day, CCFT – Bobbie Lyons K9FITteam Member Owner: Day Fit Dogs in North Carolina When you advance to using balance equipment and more complex movements of canine fitness, having solid a foundation helps you and your dog master new movements.

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High Five for Fitness

If you are short on time, high five is a quick and easy exercise is great for developing strong shoulders and upper arms. Especially useful for dogs that like to jump or participate in agility-like sports. What is High Five? High

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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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