Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Doggy Treadmills

Is one of your upcoming new year's resolutions to lose weight--for your dog? And, have you ever wondered about the benefits of a canine treadmill? This may be a good solution for people who are unable to get outside with their dog, unable to walk or run as fast as the dog needs, or for dogs who enjoy lots and lots of exercise, despite however much you may be able to get out together!

Courtesy of Big Apple Pet Supply in New York, here is a video showing dogs using treadmills, and lots of information about their features and safety.

10 comments:

Priscilla said...

It's really cool! Weight loss becomes an issue for both humans and dogs now!!!

Gloria said...

I am trying to picture Billy on a treadmill, hehe

jen said...

Great article Peggy! I have been thinking for awhile now about getting a treadmill for the boys!Especially for in the summer when it is too hot to walk them.

Maggie Mae said...

Miss Peggy,

I work out on a treadmill everyday! Mom says I has LOTS and LOTS of extra energy dat I need to gets rid of and running on da treadmill helps me to do just that.:)

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

Frankie Furter said...

I hope my mom doesn't see this!!!!

Jan said...

My dogs would hate this. Where are the smells? Where is the news of the neighborhood?

Amy said...

I wish I could fit one of those in the Winnebago for cold, rainy days.

K9friend said...

I once tried to get Indy to use the treadmill. He behaved as though I was trying to put him in the mouth of a dragon!

Pat
www.critteralley.blogspot.com

Marianne said...

Thank you for sharing this. I have been hoping to work with Lucy on the treadmill, but so far our attempts at it haven't gone so well! Maggie Mae's "hooman" sent me a great list, and I can't wait to get started!

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