Tag: dog fitness

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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Get On The Ball with FitPAWS®!

  “How in the world do you get a dog on that ball?” We hear that ALL the time. Don’t worry, it’s a fun question to answer!…    

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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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PupPawlates™ At Home

PupPawlates™ Definition: Strength, Balance, Core strength, Coordination, Body Awareness, and FUN! Earlene Verona Winn CCMT, CCWT, owner of Tailwagger’s Massage™ is certified in canine massage and canine water therapy. She has a degree in animal science from Cal Poly San

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Egg vs. Peanut

When should you choose an Egg instead of a Peanut? The FitPAWS® Egg is perfect for advanced canine athletes or dogs that need a little bit more of a challenge.

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FitPAWS Peanut: Can Your Dog Do This?

Looking for specific exercises to do with your dog on the FitPAWS® Peanut? Look no further! We’ve designed this post to be less talk and more action… Are you ready? The Peanut is used for core conditioning of sporting and

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