Tag: dog fitness

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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Brain Games with Canine Einstein Exercises

Your Dog can be a Canine Einstein with these Brain Game exercises and have FUN sharpening the mind of your dog genius! FUN TRAINING IDEAS with the FitPAWS® Paw Pods and Training Targets. ____________________________________________________________

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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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