Fitness is a critical component of a healthy dog. Sixty percent of dogs in the US are overweight or obese. Part of a good training program involves both mental and physical fitness. Tricks are a fun way to do both! The benefits include building a better relationship between the dog and handler, enhancing core strength and coordination, reducing injuries and increasing longevity.
Identify the components of a balanced fitness program
Pratice a series of behaviors or “tricks” to enhance fitness
Learn tips on how to teach behaviors or “tricks” to enhance fitness