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Jack Leash Your FitnessLeash Your fitness is all about being active with your pet. We have daily fitness classes and monthly activities like yoga, kayaking, hiking, camping, etc.  Anything to spice up your daily dog walks so that you can bond with your best furry friend and get a great workout.   Jack is our Cairn Terrier mascot who will keep you updated on all of the fun events that he has coming up and show you photos of the ones that we already had.  We plan on doing a lot of communication through this blog so please visit often and feel free to leave your comments.

Dog of the month: Sweet Pea

Dog of the month: Sweet Pea

Is your dog overweight or obese?  Did you know that just like in humans, this condition can make your pup very unhealthy and shorten their lifespan?  Added weight can cause Fido to have increased joint pain, put him at risk for diabetes, and put stress on his liver.  Pets become overweight when their energy intake (food and treats) exceeds their energy expenditure (play and exercise). To see if your pup is overweight, feel around the rib cage – if you can’t feel the rib bones or backbone without pressing, your dog may need to lose some weight!  You should also see a noticeable waist […]

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Kayaking with your dog can be an ADVENTURE

Kayaking with your dog can be an ADVENTURE

Today Leash Your Fitness took 17 people and 20 dogs kayaking with us, well really 21 people counting us and our helpers.  This was a rather small group because we usually have over 20 dogs but mommy has learned to keep the group a little smaller because we can get to Fiesta Island quicker.  Well, most of the time!  Today was a crazy day on the water! On the way to the island, we had a tandem that was zig zagging the whole way to the island BUT they finally made it.  A little frustrated but happy to join us […]

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How Old are YOU really?

How Old are YOU really?

Are you one of those people that don’t celebrate their birthday?  Do you hide how old you are?  I have noticed one thing. Women do NOT like to tell people how old they are until AFTER they are 80 and then they are PROUD of how old they are.  It is kind of funny.  The older they get, the more they flaunt their age ESPECIALLY if they are active. But before 80, they say “its none of your business”.  I often wonder why that is?  I personally forget how old I am.  I sometimes have to do the math and figure […]

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Dog Training Tip: Prevent Pulling

Dog Training Tip: Prevent Pulling

Here at Leash Your Fitness we want to be sure our doggies are the best behaved dogs around!  Recently, we took an Advanced Obedience class through the amazing trainers at Pawtopia. Each month we will share a new dog training tip that will help while working out with your pup!   This month: Prevent leash pulling. Training your pup to walk with you and not pull on the leash has to be one of the most valuable skills for working out together!  You will both have a more enjoyable time.  This should be an automatic skill after working with them over time, meaning that […]

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Book of the Month – The Lost Dogs

Leash Your Fitness now has a Book Club and our first read is The Lost Dogs by Jim Gorant.  You should be able to pick this book up at your local library or used book store.  The following is a review of the book. It will make for a very interesting topic of discussion on our first meeting  in July. If you want to take part, please sign up on our EVENTS page.  It is FREE to attend. The Lost Dogs, is a very, very good, clear, concise, well-written account of the events leading up to, and including, the most […]

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What People Are Saying

Dawn, Tiffany came back today from your class today and was absolutely ecstatic! She raved about the boot camp with the dogs, the organization, camaraderie, the intensity of the workout, and your positive energy! Even Audrey was grinning like the fool she is… — Paul Gamache

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