At the Canine Fitness Centre we use our pool for a variety of water based exercises that go well beyond swimming. The purpose of Open Water Exercise is to incorporate a variety of exercises into a canine athlete or a companion dog’s conditioning program that use water to provide resistance, buoyancy, instability, challenge, and/or safety.Continue reading 8 reasons to exercise your dog in a pool
Warming up and cooling down are essential elements of exercise/competition.
Effective warm-up ensures your dog is able to carry out the task at hand with a reduced risk of injury, better technique and is likely to perform much better. Appropriate cool-down allows gradual reduction in cardiovascular activity to optimise post exercise comfort and tissue conditioning.Continue reading Exercise warm-ups and cool downs for dogs