Dog agility

End of the 2017 dog agility season

Sophie Comas Dog Activities, News, Performance and Working Dogs 0 Comments

We are fast approaching the end of the 2017 dog agility season; it has been an exciting year.  We have talked a bit this year about how to get our dogs fighting fit for agility competitions, which has included warm up exercises and cool down exercises.  As with humans, these are really important to help the dog avoid injury and if …

Cool down after agility competition

Post-exercise cool down massage

Jacqueline Newholm Benefits of Massage, Performance and Working Dogs, Workshops 0 Comments

Why cool down? A cooling down routine is just as important as a warm up and is extremely important when it comes to ensuring that our dogs are injury-free. The main purpose of the cool down is to promote recovery and return the body to a pre exercise level. During strenuous exercise, the dog’s body will deal with a number of …