Looking for a great exercise you can do together with your dog? Why not play tag?
K9Fit Club is an aweseome gym where you and your dog can exercise together. But you can also do these exercises in your own home with your dog. Fitness trainer Diana Ozimek and Zoe the German Shepherd will take us through this, step by step.
Step 1: Start by getting your dog’s
your dog’s ear next to your leg. If your
dog wants to pull forward, say, “Heel!” and turn to the right, and continue
walking in the new direction.
room), have your dog turn and face you as you say “Come!”
and jog backward to starting point.
of you (facing each other) and shouldn’t pass you. This helps your dog work on
staying engaged and keeping eye contact with you.
4: Once at the start
point again, repeat.
want your dog to move beside you in heel position, with your dog’s ear next to
your leg. Use “Come” in any other position, so your dog knows
to follow you instead of standing next to you.
This exercise, developed by K9Fit Club, is one of many illustrated in The Dieting with my Dog Guide to Weight Loss and Maintenance.
I’ll be sharing excerpts from the book here with you on FitDog Friday. Let’s encourage
each other to get active with our dogs!
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