Tag Archives: Longevity

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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Let the Games Begin

Well, I just spent the last three hours clearing a safe pathway for the annual Squirrel-O-Rama that happens in my backyard every year.  After three hours of weed pulling, rock picking, and brush cutting I have decided that in my … Continue reading

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A Tale of a Tail

I’ve been posing questions to many poodle people recently trying to understand the mystery of the poodle’s tail.  Well there isn’t really a mystery, per say, but the tide is turning a bit with the evolution of the long docked … Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges

Ever since my then 4½-year-old standard poodle became a member of my family I have been fascinated with the breed.  Her initial gazelle-like romps beguiled the clinical observer in me, having only been owned by a golden retriever, siberian husky, … Continue reading

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Structure, Structure, Who Has THE Structure?

Thanks to the increased attention that canine performance has been receiving over the years more people are becoming aware of canine structure and how it affects performance.  It is my hope to take this new awareness one step further and … Continue reading

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