The Best Ways to Exercise with Your Pet

Most dogs love to walk! It's a classic form of exercise and a great way for them to explore the world with their nose. Take it slow and vary the route.


Running with your dog is a great exercise, but start slow and use a hands-free leash.  Avoid hot temperatures, take breaks, and bring water.


Biking with your dog can be fun if done right. Start slowly, let your dog acclimate to running with you, ride slowly, and use a good bicycle attachment.


Love nature and dogs? Try hiking with your dog! Start with short, easy hikes on cooler days, bring plenty of water, and consider a backpack for your pup.


Not all dogs know how to swim or like it. But if you have a water dog, let them swim! Incorporate fetch and remember safety tips. .


Playing games with your dog is a fun way to exercise and provide mental stimulation.  It can also be used in training, like nose work and puzzles.


Explore the world of dog sports and find the right one for you and your furry friend.  From agility to canine freestyle, there's something for everyone.

Dog Sports

Tug-of-war and hide-and-seek are both fun games to play with your dog and can provide great exercise for both of you.

Play tug-of-war or hide-and-seek

Dog yoga, also known as "doga," is a form of yoga that involves practicing yoga poses with your dog.  It is a great way to bond with your pet and get some exercise at the same time.

Try out dog yoga

Joining a local dog sports club is a fun way to bond with your dog, meet other dog owners, and compete in agility, flyball, and obedience events.

Join a local dog sports club

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