Posts tagged exercise
Getting Your Primitive Dog Started in Agility!

When thinking of fun dog training opportunities for our dogs, one sport in particular has become extremely popular – the sport of dog agility.  I like this activity for primitive dogs especially because it involves both mental and physical exercise, of which my dogs have plenty to burn!  You do not need a ton of space to get some good work done, and best of all, you don’t have to compete to have a blast with your dog and develop teamwork.

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Exercise Your Primitive Dog with Canicross!

Exercising your primitive dog is easier than you may think. Many owners feel frustrated when they don’t have access to large off-leash areas where their dogs can run safely. But you don’t need an off-leash area to run your dogs. Canicross - the sport of dog powered running - gets you and your dog out enjoying the outdoor and burning a ton of energy in the process.

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Take to the Trails! How to Prepare for Long Hikes with your Primitive Pal

Do you and your primitive dog enjoy hiking on the trails? Ever had the urge to pack up and go for a long distance hike or multi day hike but aren’t sure what you’ll need or how to prepare? Or maybe you have but either feel you pack too much or are missing some items. In this blog you’ll find a comprehensive list of things to pack and how to prepare yourself and your primitive dog for life in the woods. 

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Tricks for Fitness

Does your dog like long walks or hikes?  Do they enjoy playing fetch or tug?  How about dog sports?  All of these activities don’t necessarily come easy – to reduce risk of injury no matter what you do it is important for our dogs to be physically fit.  One aspect of that is engaging in regular fitness routines through the use of tricks.  

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