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Canine Fitness  Workout for Blind Dogs

Canine Fitness Workout for Blind Dogs

Blind dogs can exercise safely with the DogTread Treadmill Zeus is 12 years old and loves his weekend hikes On a recent hike with Zeus in the high mountains of Colorado, it became apparent that he has lost even more depth perception. At home, he must have everything memorized – and I’m definitely not one to rearrange the furniture weekly. So when hiking over rocks and logs and a variety of t... »

Helping Lucy’s Pain

Helping Lucy’s Pain

Treadmill Workouts are Great for Laggers & Leash Pullers ———————–Lucy all smiles Consider Treadmill Work during Early Rehabilitation Lucy recently came in with back pain. This darling little dog loves to sniff the ground during outside walks; she often lags behind her owner and needs some encouragement with the leash attached to her harness. Lucy’s history included a variety of pain mana... »

DogTread Thanksgiving Day- Walk With Us!

DogTread Thanksgiving Day- Walk With Us!

Join us on Thanksgiving Day, November 24th, for our DogTread “Walk With Us” Event Obesity, a common and costly health issue that increases risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer, affects more than one-third of adults and 17 percent of youth in the United States. By the numbers, 78 million adults and 12 million children are obese—figures many regard as an epidemic. 40% of our dogs are ... »

DogTread Thanksgiving Day- Walk With Us!

DogTread Thanksgiving Day- Walk With Us!

Join us on Thanksgiving Day, November 24th, for our DogTread “Walk With Us” Event Obesity, a common and costly health issue that increases risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer, affects more than one-third of adults and 17 percent of youth in the United States. By the numbers, 78 million adults and 12 million children are obese—figures many regard as an epidemic. 40% of our dogs are ... »

Three Qualities of an Ideal Dog Food

There are several thousand commercially available dog foods to choose from in the United States alone. Almost every one of these contains long lists of ingredients and hard to understand “guaranteed analysis” and imprecise feeding recommendations. Unfortunately, this plethora of information and food choices can cause pet owners to become confused about how to choose a good food for their pet. Inst... »

Canine Fitness Equipment: Caveletti Poles

Caveletti poles are a staple for agility dog fitness and skills training. Indeed, they are often the first piece of equipment purchased for home use by an aspiring agility handler. Despite the perception that Cavelettis are “for agility’, they in fact are an extremely useful and versatile piece of canine fitness equipment that can provide benefits to dogs of all ages, sizes and fitness level... »

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