Balanced workouts which provide both mental and physical exercise are a major benefit to all living creatures, humans included. Bringing fitness into an animals life is proven to provide better health benefits then just walking alone. Plus fitness sessions can be done in less time while providing a comfortable stress free environment or while traveling. Canine Total Health includes the five aspects of: mental, balance, strength, cardiorespiratory fitness as well as flexibility. Each individual aspect of total health plays a varying role throughout the canine life stages and phases of a fitness program.
Benefits of fitness for the animals include:
- improving self confidence
- alleviating boredom
- increased performance without injury
- allows the dog to live a healthier, longer life
- deepens communication between dog and owner