Correcting Cow Hock Alignment: Exercises to Improve Posture and Muscle Balance
Learn how to correct Cow Hock alignment in dogs through targeted exercises that improve posture and muscle balance. Addressing this common postural deviation is crucial for joint stability, load distribution, muscle function, and reducing the risk of injuries.
The SAID Principle: Optimizing Canine Fitness
The SAID Principle, also known as the Principle of Specificity, stands for Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands. We can leverage this principle to build safer, more effective workouts for our pups! Learn more here!
Canine Fitness Equipment: Cheat Sheet
Want to know which canine fitness equipment is worth the investment and which options are a waste? Learn from my mistakes! Links to everything discussed, and where to purchase included!
What is East West in dogs? And does my dog have that?
In dogs, East West is an umbrella term that refers to any external rotation of the thoracic limb that results in the toes facing outward. Given that there are several distinct postural deviations that cause the toes to face outward, I wanted to cover each.
Is my dog high in the rear? And can conditioning help?
If your dog is 'high in the rear', the shoulder, thoracic spine and stifle could be at risk! Find out which types of exercises can help!
Platforms in Canine Fitness: Part 3 - Building
Part 3 of this series is a step-by-step process detailing HOW to build your own platforms! This formula requires no tools, no special skills, and is simple and inexpensive.
Platforms in Canine Fitness: Part 2 - Measuring
Part 2 of a 3 part series covering how to measure your pup for the various platforms used in canine fitness. Make sure you get the proportions right for your pup!
Canine Anatomy: Glossary of terms
Canine anatomy terms as related to canine conditioning and easy tips and tricks and graphics to help you remember!
Platforms in Canine Fitness: Part 1
Part 1 of a 3 part series on using platforms in Canine Fitness. I breakdown of the difference between the 4 main platform types, and what each is good for.