Canine Treadmill Training

Canine Treadmill Training

Treadmill Training

Canine Treadmill Training is a great way to enhance general strength and cardio vascular endurance in dogs but it doesn’t specifically target muscle groups, those actions that many dogs go through in life.

In this Column we are going to use some off balance props and hopefully change the way you look at treadmills. So if your dog is tired of the same old boring treadmill work, stay tuned for some fun and new tricks to improve balance, strength and body awareness.

After your dog has become comfortable stepping onto the treadmill the wrong way, you can start the belt at its slowest speed. Remember that when teaching any new behavior to a dog, it’s important to break it up into small and simple components.

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The next step is to add an off balance prop like the FitPAWS disc. This provides a challenge to a dog’s lower core muscle groups and changes the angles their joints are moving in.

Switching Treadmill exercise is a great way to enhance general strength and cardio vascular endurance in dogs but it doesn’t specifically target muscle groups.

So if your dog is tired of the same old boring treadmill work, stay tuned for some fun and new tricks to improve balance, strength and body awareness.

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After your dog has become comfortable stepping on the treadmill the wrong way, you can start the belt at its slowest speed. Remember that when teaching any new behavior to a dog, it’s important to break it up into simple components.

The next step is to add an off balance prop like the FitPAWS disc. This provides a challenge to a dog’s lower core muscle groups and changes the angles their joints are moving in. Switching the challenges for her further by making her work harder at stabilizing her core; while walking backwards in this posture helps target more muscle groups.

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Executing sit to stands can greatly enhance hind limb awareness, while still benefiting from core and forelimb training. Introducing larger props further changes the angles that joints of the body are moving in and how muscles are working.

Changing head position can have a profound impact on the rest of the body.we are now targeting many of the muscles he would use while making turns in real life. Now we can switch the direction of the dog and have a whole other set of exercises. By elevating your dogs front, we gain extension of her hips and much of her rear structure.

Demonstrating once again how important head position is on the rest of body. As you can see that he is able to achieve almost full extension of his hind limbs during this exercise. After your dog has mastered the behaviors talked about more speed can be added to intensify the workout.

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As with all exercises and tricks, only your creativity limits you to what you can achieve with your dog and from the disc to a Donut ball challenges her further by making her work harder at stabilizing her core; while walking backwards in this posture it helps target more muscle groups that govern decelerating actions that she uses in agility.

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Executing sit to stands can greatly enhance hind limb awareness while still benefiting from core and forelimb training. Introducing larger props further changes the angles that joints of the body are moving in and how muscles are working.

Changing head position can have a profound impact on the rest of the body. we are now targeting many of the muscles he would use while making turns when running in real life. we can switch the direction of the dog and have a whole new set of exercises.

By elevating the dogs front, we gain extension of her hips and much of her rear structure. demonstrating once again how important head position is on the rest of body, you can now see that he is able to achieve almost full extension of his hind limbs during this exercise.

After your dog has mastered these behaviors, more speed can be added to intensify the workout. As with all exercises and tricks, only your creativity limits you to what you can achieve with your dog.

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