While writing some of the posts for the "Muscles and Muzzles" series, it took me back to when I was a personal trainer, pouring over information and articles, trying to divise that "best workout" or "best training split" (I still have my 5/3/1 spreadsheet and calculations somewhere). I realized pretty quickly, especially after thinking about … Continue reading Welcome to “Muscles and Muzzles”!
The new year has arrived and many of us are thinking of making some changes to better our lives. Why not get a list going for your pets too? We want to give our pups the best lives we can, so now is the time to take an inventory of what they may need to … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
Much like humans, the benefits of Exercise to our furry family members reaps many rewards, both psychologically and physically. Granted, you probably shouldn't expect Buddy or Bandit to deadlift twice their bodyweight, but a healthy pup is a happy pup! NOTE : This post will mainly talk about exercise, not nutrition or supplementation. We'll save … Continue reading The Benefits of Exercise
We all know how important daily exercise is for not only ourselves but for our dogs as well. But with our busy schedules and long days it can often be difficult to find the time or motivation to fit in 30 minutes of daily exercise time. During the days of my corporate life when my … Continue reading Daily Dog Walks
Although we at La Pawtite care for pets of all kinds and sizes, we sometimes need to explain why we focus on small dogs. The answer is pretty simple - because our babies are small and that's what we've grown accustomed to ever since adopting them. Me, I'm simply a "dog person" not a "big … Continue reading Small Dogs
Much like the last "Family Fun Times" post, this season is absolutely perfect for a good ol' fashioned hike. The air is crisp, the temperature borders on light jacket or hoodie weather...it's a great time to be outside. As much fun as it is for us humans to be out in the great wild, our … Continue reading Family Fun Times – Hiking!