CANINE FITNESS BLOG
Not the kind you eat – you can make your own decisions about that! I’m talking literally: hot… dogs.
Maybe you are thinking, “Oh gosh, I already know everything about this topic: Don’t leave your dog in the car, dogs have less efficient cooling mechanisms than people, blah, blah, blah.” Well, bear with me, because there are a couple of new studies that just might surprise you. In fact, they might just save your dog’s life.read more
Now there is growing evidence that PBMT can actually improve muscle strength and enhance sports-related performance. That’s crazy you say? Let’s take a closer look at those studies.read more
Soft tissue (muscle, tendon, ligament) injuries are common in active dogs. In one study of agility dogs, 87% of all injuries involved soft tissues (1). Muscles heal quickly and generally return to full function, but tendons and ligaments are notoriously difficult to...read more
The extraordinary olfactory abilities of dogs have long been used by humans for odor identification and discrimination. Our use of this incredible canine tool, which we are completely unable to imitate or engineer, is continuously expanding. We deploy the canine nose...read more
… that was addressed by a recent study that is the topic of this month’s newsletter. You’ve probably noticed an upsurge during the last several years in the use of harnesses as an alternative to collars. At the same time, there has been a concern that harnesses might...read more