Standing in a square stand, in good form, on foot targets with light baited head movements left and right…doesn’t look like much, but this is a hugely effective and deceptively difficult conditioning exercise, which has a wide range of benefits!

Conditioning exercises don’t have to be complicated, or look fancy, to be very effective and often very challenging for a dog’s musculoskeletal and proprioceptive systems.

Many of the exercises on Conditioning Your Canine are simple and can be done with no or little equipment, however they are all based on functional movement patterns, consent and reward-based training methodologies and are very powerful exercises which achieve great results.

Therapists – sign up today for a host of brilliant exercises and other resources to help your owners achieve the best out of their home exercise programme.