Working Out On Your Walk – Important Strength And Conditioning Exercises For Your Dog
Using the following 5 strength and conditioning exercises for your dog can help reduce the joint pain associated with Arthritis, and can be effortlessly integrated into your dog’s regular walk.
They require no equipment and can help to make your walks more fun and stimulating for your dog and you.
They will help to reduce the risk of injury to your dog by strengthening muscles, tendons and ligaments, whilst improving their balance and proprioception.
You do not have to use all 5 exercises on each walk.
You could choose 1 or 2 of the exercises each time and then rotate them each time you walk your dog until you find the exercises that suit your dog the most.
SIT TO STAND
WEIGHT SHIFTING ON A STEP
WALKING ON AN INCLINE
ZIG ZAG ON AN INCLINE
WALKING ON A DECLINE