If you don't know, I'm one proud momma. Riley and I are getting ready for our first Lure Coursing Trial in a few weeks... but that's not what makes me so proud of her. I am proud of her because of her awesome physique! But that doesn't come naturally, it comes with a lot of hard … [Read more...] about Proud Mom of a Fit Dog!
Fitness and Cross Training Your Agility Dog
Have you ever thought about fitness and cross training your agility dog? Just as it is beneficial for us to cross-train, it's just as important for our athletic canine companions. By definition, cross-training refers to training in sports other than one that the athlete … [Read more...] about Fitness and Cross Training Your Agility Dog
Shih Tzu Pain During Exercise & other dogs too!
Though winter is upon us, it is important to know the signs of pain when exercising your dog. Even though exercise is one of the best things you can do for your dog, there is the possibility of over doing it. Just like we can overdo it with our own exercise, the same can be said … [Read more...] about Shih Tzu Pain During Exercise & other dogs too!
Monday Mischief: Swimming Shih Tzus
Swimming Shih Tzus, really? As it seems, everything has been pretty quiet on the home front here at the residence I like to refer to as Casa de Shih Tzu. But the weather has been horrible lately, it's hot, humid (normally not) and just overall yucky. As a result we have been … [Read more...] about Monday Mischief: Swimming Shih Tzus
Exercise & Fun for Your Dog
Do you take your dog for walks? If so, do you stretch before and after you walk? How about your dog Do you make sure his muscles are stretched and ready to go? Believe it or not a few simple exercises or tricks can help your dog limber up and prevent injuries while … [Read more...] about Exercise & Fun for Your Dog