How to keep your dog happy and healthy indoors? With the weather cool and raining, Kilo and I tend to spend less time outside. I'm always looking for new ways to keep him mentally stimulated and physically active. He sleeps and cuddles a lot but needs to play, train and zoom every 2 hours for at least 5 to 10 minutes. Plus I like him to work for kibble, so we play games … [Read more...] about 10 Awesome Indoor Dog Games to Play With Your Dog
Summer Health and Fitness For Dogs Get Fit for the Summer Is your dog overweight? The sun is shining and the weather is warming up! What a great time to shape up- both for you and your dog. Is your best friend a healthy weight and size? Over 30% of dogs (and humans) are not. Obesity is one of the single biggest preventable health risks to our pets. We all want our … [Read more...] about Summer Health and Fitness For Dogs
Are You Bored or Frustrated With Your Usual Walk? We all know walking is a great way to get out and active with your dog! I walk Kilo 5 times a day, but just short outings around our block. For many more sporty dogs or people with better knees, this would get boring very fast. I try to add spice with short hikes in the ravine or Brickworks at off-peak times, or … [Read more...] about How to Make Dog Walking More Fun!
Looking for Ways to Get Fit and Have Fun? Exercise makes for happier, healthier humans and dogs. Spring is here and the sun is shining today. It is time for us to think about getting out and getting active. A dog makes a great buddy. From walking and running to swimming and agility, here are some really fun and exciting ways to get active with your dog. 10 Great … [Read more...] about 10 Great Ways to Get Active with Your Dog
Let's Discuss Dog Obesity Across Canada. Research for our new episode Fit Dogs Rock! showed that 53% of all pet dogs in the US were overweight or obese in 2013 and we suspect the numbers will be very similar in Canada. We have decided to conduct a study with vets and pet owners to compare to the US study. We discussed health and fitness with veterinarian Dr. Ian … [Read more...] about Fight Dog Obesity!