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Enjoy National Dog Day!

Shakira and I would like to remind you that next Thursday, August 26 is National Dog Day on August 26. As this blog is all about fitness and wellness, I thought I would share some fitness tips for your dog.  Just like for humans, exercise is important for dogs to keep them physically and mentally healthy and to help them live a long life.

Remember to start off slowly and work your pooch up as his fitness level improves. The following infographic highlights breeds who will do well with high activity level like Golden Retrievers, and those that don’t need much running and would prefer lighter activity, like Shakira, my Shih Tzu/Pekingese mix. Here is a great infographic from puppyspot.com  that will give you more information