Canine Conditioning for Sports

Canine Conditioning for Sports

Here’s a thought…How well conditioned is your dog for the sports you play? Many dogs train in multiple sports at the same time. Some dogs only train in one specific sport. Other dogs may have “seasons” depending on the sports they play. During the training process for...
The Skinny on Dog Obesity: Part 3

The Skinny on Dog Obesity: Part 3

If you’re just joining us in this post, check out Part 1 and Part 2 before proceeding! This post will get a little bit in the weeds and I’ll wrap up with my final thoughts about obesity. Lack of Owner Education It is my opinion that veterinarians, canine fitness...
The Skinny on Dog Obesity: Part 2

The Skinny on Dog Obesity: Part 2

In Part 1, I gave examples of non-medical causes for dog obesity. In this post, I’ll discuss each cause in more detail and provide strategies for preventing/reversing obesity. How Can Obesity Be Prevented Depending on the cause of obesity, depends on how easily it can...
The Skinny on Dog Obesity: Part 1

The Skinny on Dog Obesity: Part 1

This blog is a soap box for me, so let me just hop up here for a moment. I am also expressing my personal opinions, for the most part, based on over 10 years of being a dog trainer and through my CPCFT certification process. I feel strongly about this topic because it...