dog exercise

How To Train Your Dog To Run With You

How To Train Your Dog To Run With You

If you are a runner or you are just thinking of taking up the sport, the idea of having your dog run with you is probably quite appealing. Running is a great way to spend time with your canine companion and is a wonderful way for both of you to get some healthy exercise. But before you run off down the trail with your dog in tow, here are some things to think about that will make this experience better for the both of you: One - First of all, you want to make sure the breed of dog you…
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Five Fun Ways To Exercise Your Dog Indoors

Five Fun Ways To Exercise Your Dog Indoors

Exercise is so important for our dogs, from pups to seniors. Even dogs with medical problems such as respiratory difficulties and hip dysplasia can benefit from exercise planned in conjunction with your veterinarian. Exercise has multiple benefits for your dog, from increasing cardiovascular endurance, to maintaining muscle tone, to preventing obesity. In another article here at the Woof Post, we looked at fun ways you can exercise your dog, but all of those suggestions were for outdoor activities. What if you can’t get outside with your dog?Here are five fun indoor ways to make sure your dog gets the exercise he…
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How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need?

How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need?

You know that as a human, regular exercise is vital for your health. The same goes for your canine companion. But how much exercise is the right amount? Could you possibly overdo it and give your dog too much exercise? In terms of how much exercise your dog needs, the amount varies depending on the breed, the age of your dog, and your dog’s health. In general, puppies have more energy than adult dogs and require more exercise. Because puppies are actively growing, several shorter walks or play sessions during the day is better than a single long walk, as this can…
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