Like most people, dog owners can’t wait for the great summer weather. After the cold and dreary winter months, it’s exhilarating to spend some long-awaited time outdoors with our canine companions. Though summers in Wisconsin offer so many wonderful outdoor activities for dogs and their people, swimming outside can be very dangerous, especially for our [Continue Reading…]
Recent Articles: Canine Fitness
Canine fitness is one of our main focuses at Think Pawsitive. The amount, duration and type of exercise required will vary for each dog and depend on their age, health condition and activity. Regular exercise has many benefits: Provides an outlet for pent up energy, builds confidence and endurance, provides mental stimulation, increases flexibility, strengthens muscles, improves balance and coordination, and facilitates weight loss. Our instructors (and sometimes our dogs!) will share ideas and techniques for introducing your dog to some great fitness options.
In a few weeks Dr. Cindy DiFranco will be returning to present her Massage Technique presentation and offer private individual lessons on canine massage. This will be Dr. Cindy’s third visit to Think Pawsitive. She will teach new participants how to properly massage their dogs and teach returning participants how to advance their massage techniques. [Continue Reading…]
Having an elderly pet is very challenging – especially in the cold winter months. Todd and I own a 15-year-old Golden Retriever, Winnie. She is blind and has very limited hearing. She can hear high-pitched sounds or a whistle, but the loss of sight and hearing has made keeping her conditioned and exercised more than [Continue Reading…]