Exercises with your dog

Exercising with your dog is beneficial to you both! It will help with weight maintenance and aid in avoiding problem dog behaviors that are a result of insufficient exercise.

Before beginning exercises with your dog, make certain that he is healthy, hydrated and not showing any symptoms associated with arthritis.

Agility training

Cycling

Doggie Yoga (Doga)

Fetching

Flyball

Frisbee

Jogging (if you’re dog has short legs, you may want to let him ride along in a pet stroller)

Rollerblade

Sledding

Stair climbing

Swimming

Walking, hiking and backpacking

Visit DogTime’s article and list of games to play with your dog.

Do you have a favorite exercise you do with your dog? Add a comment and tell us about it!