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Posts By: Sharon Middendorf, CNWI

Run, Leap, Splash Part III: Dog Dock Diving Conditioning

Posted May 12, 2017 @ 10:58am

Run, Leap, Splash Part III: Dog Dock Diving ConditioningIf you have not read Part I, click here to learn about dog dock diving. Then check out Part II to learn about training your dog for the sport!It's important to maintain a well-conditioned dog when competing in dock diving. Remember, dogs...

 

Run, Leap, Splash Part II: How to Train for Dog Dock Diving

Posted May 9, 2017 @ 3:27pm

Run, Leap, Splash Part II: How to Train for Dog Dock DivingIf you haven’t read Part I yet, click here to learn more about dog dock diving, and see if it might be a good fit for your dog!Because dock diving is a high-intensity sport, dog owners should consult with a family veterinarian prior to...

 

Run, Leap, Splash Part I: What is Dog Dock Diving?

Posted May 2, 2017 @ 11:49am

Run, Leap, Splash Part I: What is Dog Dock Diving? A giant pool and a dog. This may seem like a natural fit, especially for dogs that love jumping off the dock into the cool, semi-opaque water to chase after a ball. The rapidly growing sport of dock diving trains dogs to run the length of a dock...

 

The Senior Class: Enriching the Lives of Our Silver-Muzzled Dogs Pt II

Posted March 24, 2017 @ 8:52am

The Senior Class: Enriching the Lives of Our Silver-Muzzled Dogs Pt IIIf you haven’t read Part I yet, click here!Never Too Old to LearnEven though you may have “retired” your dog from high-impact activities or activities that require more endurance and focus, it’s important to keep her...

 

The Senior Class: Enriching the Lives of Our Silver-Muzzled Dogs Pt. I

Posted March 21, 2017 @ 3:21pm

The Senior Class: Enriching the Lives of Our Silver-Muzzled Dogs Pt. II have been blessed by having two amazing teachers in my life – my senior dogs – who have taught me that getting old doesn’t mean giving up fun. Even though they move more slowly – so do I – and take more time...

 

Beginners Guide: K9 Nose Work

Posted March 15, 2016 @ 10:37am

Beginners Guide: K9 Nose WorkYou and your dog enter the training ring and your dog goes into hyper-sniffing mode, so excited to find the ‘bunny’ that you wonder what transformed your gentle companion into an efficient, focused, hunting machine. Welcome to nose...