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Conditioning: It’s Not Just for Hair

Whenever I open my big mouth, or whatever the Internet equivalence of that is, about canine fitness I’m often asked if I could give an example of a conditioning program.  Now, I am not opposed to giving one, actually I like … Continue reading

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Weaving in Style

I have to admit when I first started teaching my dog, Tess the weaves for agility she was seven years old and I rejoiced if she understood what I wanted her do with that field of PVC.  I used the … Continue reading

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Splish Splash

It had been years since I had a dog to play with in the water.   My Golden Retriever Oly loved “surfing” for her sticks when I lived in Southern California.  I mean she would literally body surf her way back … Continue reading

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Is There Such a Thing As a Safe Game of Fetch?

Dogs playing fetch falls into one of those “stop holding your breath and just relax” categories of dog ownership for me.  Every time I saw a game of fetch I heard a mantra in my head similar to the one … Continue reading

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Fit To Be Tied

I recently received my April edition of Clean Run magazine and have been admiring the increased exposure the poodle is receiving.  On the cover is a dashing 9-year old toy named Radar flying through a tunnel with a very determined … Continue reading

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