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HANDSOME HUNTER’S TRANSFORMATION (TBC)

Hunter’s Dad asked us to run with him mainly to help with his hyperactivity. We’re seeing some great results so far in that sense and it seems like every time we see him he’s looking in better shape than the time before. Hunter is a fun fun silly goofy dog to run with and we’re […]

SIR RINDY JUST COULDN’T WAIT TO START RUNNING!

Sir Rindy heard that he was going to start running with us next week and apparently he’s really excited (see article). He was found at the Metro parking lot. His Mom says he was probably going for the bbq chicken.

SMILE!

A big warm welcome goes out to our most recent first time puppy runners! Aspen from NDG (middle centre and middle right), London and Rose from Downtown, (not pictured), Babi from Westmount (middle left), Ollie from Westmount (top right). We’re going to have a lot of fun this summer! (also featured: Hunter from Saint Laurent […]

COOL TEDDY

Teddy might be the coolest dog that we work with. He is super quiet and shy and he also has a heart murmur. Teddy can get uncomfortable with loud noises and kids, but he has the sweetest most gentle nature with other dogs and also with people – once he gets to know them. We’ve […]

BLUE’S STYLE

Blue is really fun to run with! Blue’s running style is a slow happy trot with his tail up and tongue out, but 3-4 times per run he gives you a mischievous look and decides he wants to race –full blast–. He’s a rocket.  Blue’s Mom is an extremely active person herself, but enjoys the […]

LLOYD’S FIRST RUN

Lloyd is a beautiful 10 month old Italian Greyhound who can run almost literally forever at a fast pace. Lloyd’s Mum called us hoping that running with Lloyd would help reduce his hyperactivity in the home.  Lloyd’s first run was an hour because it was his first run; we wanted to teach him to walk […]

BASICS FOR RUNNING WITH YOUR DOG, SIT, STAY, WALKING, LEADERSHIP

Some basics  – Sit, Stay, Walking + Leadership Dogs have boundless energy and make amazing running partners. If you are already a runner, here are some tips to help make running with your dog easier and more fun. The Sit & The Stay The foundation of a well behaved dog is to teach him to sit and to […]

DOES YOUR DOG HAVE TOO MUCH ENERGY?

Your dog has a little too much energy? Here are some approaches for dealing with a high energy dog Socialization A lot of hyper activity can be due to dogs feeling social isolation. Especially if you are leaving your dog alone during the day, it’s extremely important to get your dog some social time with […]

TIPS ON RUNNING WITH YOUR DOG

Your dog is pretty much always up for being your running partner and can be a great motivator for your fitness training. Here are some tips for doing it safely: START SLOW Even dogs that seem very fit are not necessarily ready to run 30, 40 or even 20 minutes without stopping on their first […]

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