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For Senior Dogs

 

You can teach old dogs new tricks!

 

Senior Dogs package Includes:

  • 2 Hour TTouch 1-2-1 workshop including body work, body wraps and groundwork to improve body awareness and proprioception, relieve tension and inflammation, increase human-dog bond and general wellbeing.

  • Plus up to 6 x 1 hour sessions (depending upon dog's health and needs) that includes exercises, body awareness, trick training, cognition skills, body language

Only £150 for 1 dog (50% discount for additional dog in household)

 

Benefits:

  • Improves balance & proprioception

  • Improves flexibility and endurance

  • Strengthens and conditions muscles, bones & tendons

  • Mental stimulation to improve cognitive abilities

  • Physical stimulation

  • Builds confidence

  • Helps with behavioural problems

  • Increases body awareness

  • Prevents injury

  • Slows down ageing

 

Key points to remember:

  • Do a warm up before and cool down after exercise to prevent injury

  • Use rewarding treats, but remember to reward the chosen behaviour as soon as it happens

  • Exercises should be carried out using the correct form

  • Know your dog's body language when tired, stressed or lame

  • Have fun with your dog!

 

Important information before participating in exercise:

Before starting any exercise program, your dog should be checked by the vet to rule out any injury, including hip displaysia. Please consult with the vet, physiotherapist or rehabilitation professional first to prevent further injury to undiagnosed problem.

 

Interesting further reading:

Exercise as a means to strengthen the human-canine bond

 

Using exercise to stay cognitively fit into the golden years

 

Can exercise really make your dog smarter?

 

Obesity in dogs

 

Tension patterns in dogs - Sarah Fisher

 

FitPAWS and Camddwr Canine, Ltd at Crufts in March 2017

 

 

Special Package

Springer Loaded Canine Fitness...

For Senior Dogs

Bramble-2-BPads

UK's Only Qualified TTouch Practitioner + FitPAWS Master Trainer / CCFT

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