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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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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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The Best Core Exercise EVER

Introducing the trot.  It isn’t colorful or flashy, but it’s guaranteed to add muscle strength and coordination to even the most “hopeless” of canines!  No equipment or assembly required; just you, a pair of running shoes, a harness, and love.  … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

Well, spring has finally arrived in my part of the Pacific Northwest.  The news said it officially arrived on the 20th but because we received 2” of snow on the 22th I have been a little tentative to stamp the … Continue reading

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