Warm up

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I often get asked, “is it really necessary to warm up my dog before starting class?”. The answer is always, yes! In fact, you should be prepared to warm up and cool down your dog each time you work him out. A warm up does multiple things: Improves flexibility Increases blood flow to the musclesIncreases the …

Canine Plyometrics

All dogs jump. It’s a natural seemingly effortless motion for dogs. Many dog sports ask the dog to jump frequently. Jumping style as well as fitness is important to maintaining your dog’s soundness. My main reason for becoming a certified canine fitness trainer was to focus on injury prevention. After living through some dog sports …

Puppy Fitness

Puppy love is exploding in the Escobar home with our newest addition, Sealah. Adding a new puppy to your pack is exciting. Puppies require a lot of training, planning and more training. Afterall, are we ever really done with training once our dogs leave puppyhood? In my opinion, no. I think it’s worth a mention …