Tag: dog fitness

FitPAWS® Hurdle Set and 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® Hurdle Set and Agility Kit are great for the backyard agility enthusiast, traveling animal rehab practitioner

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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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S.M.A.R.T Goal Setting For The New Year

You’ve most likely heard about the benefits of a physical fitness program for your dog. Weight loss, enhanced learning, longevity, and overall improved heath are just a few of the positive impacts a healthy lifestyle can have for your four-legged

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Protected: Working with Myelopathy’s

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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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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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Dog Fitness for Busy People

  When the weather gets colder and your schedule gets tighter, does your dogs’ need for exercise start to plague your conscience? You are not alone! Your dog will love these great indoor exercise ideas that can take less than

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Stretching your dog is important for their health and flexibility

Not only does stretching and flexibility it promote better range of motion, but better circulation, and more oxygen to the muscles. If your dog is especially sensitive during a stretch, please seek advice and instruction from your Veterinarian or Canine

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Cross Training: The SAID Principle of Exercise

The SAID Principle of Exercise and Why it’s Important in Cross Training by Robert J. Porter LMT, CCRP People have been exercising dogs for hundreds of years, and there are many techniques available to keep your dog in shape. But,

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