Archive for the 'Canine Health/Conditioning' Category

Warm-Ups and PROMs

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Getting started in agility can seem overwhelming at first.  So much to learn from training obstacles and other skills to your dog, to learning how to direct your dog around a course to the rules of the game itself.  But there is one more critical component that you should not ignore: your dog’s physical health. Agility demands much from your dog and preventing injury is largely your responsibility.  Properly conditioning […]

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Ask Dr. Julie: Is My Dog Physically Ready to do Agility?

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  Today I kick off what I intend to be a recurring feature on The Novice Handler blog–Ask Dr. Julie. Julie Mayer has been practicing veterinary medicine in Chicago since 1991 with a holistic and rehabiliation focus for the past fifteen years.  To our good fortune here in the Southwest, Dr. Julie relocated to the Phoenix area and has been providing tremendous assistance to our performance dogs with injury rehab […]

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