Your Dog Wants To Go Swimming
October 27 | 1 Comment
Check out this great article Marina Johannsen from the Examiner.com
We all know that swimming is a great form of exercise and therapy for people, but what about for our dogs?
Many people do not realize the wonderful benefits of using swimming pools and therapy pool sessions to both socialize and rehabilitate dogs for a multitude of reasons.
I am sure we have all heard that swimming is one of the beast exercises because it works the major muscle groups of the body all at the same time, and can do all this maintaining a no impact technique. All of this is just as true for dogs. In fact, hydrotherapy for dogs is used for all of the following reasons and then some; Post-op and injury rehabilitation, obesity and weight gain management, geriatric support, sports and conditioning, and skeletal balancing. Sounds a lot like us right?
Go to their site to read the whole thing. Bottom line, take your fuzzy one into the water and have a rollicking good time!