Warming Up and Cooling Down for the Outdoors

Just like people, dogs need to warm up before exercise and cool down afterwards. Warming up helps prepare the dog’s body for exercise including increasing blood flow to muscles. Cooling down prepares the dog’s body for rest by decreasing the dog’s heartrate and breathing. No matter what type of outdoor activity you and your dogContinue reading “Warming Up and Cooling Down for the Outdoors”

Canine Fitness: What It Is and How to Start

Canine fitness is one of my favorite topics to learn about and discuss! Just like human fitness, there is a wealth of information about why fitness is important or even how specific exercises work certain muscles. Many people have an understanding that human fitness is important but they may not be familiar with canine fitness.Continue reading “Canine Fitness: What It Is and How to Start”