Do you have a fitness program for your dog? It’s not something that is just for canine athletes and dog sports! Every dog will benefit from conditioning exercises for their health, well-being and longevity. A fitness program is also a fun way for you and your dog to spend time together and easy to start.

In the episode you'll hear:

  • Why fitness for dogs should include more than walks or chasing a ball or frisbee.
  • How dogs can have an imbalance in their body leading to injury.
  • The importance of your dog’s weight and getting a fitness check.
  • Why soundness is different to fitness.
  • About making sure that your dog has age-appropriate fitness exercises.
  • The four areas I focus on with my dog’s fitness program.
  • Why your dog’s strength, flexibility, balance, and proprioception are all important.
  • The reason we need to build up our dog’s big muscles first.
  • Why to introduce an unstable surface gradually to your dog’s fitness routine.
  • What you can do today with a sit, down or stand for your dog’s fitness without any equipment.
  • How you can join the canine fitness program that I am doing with the Susan20 discount code.

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