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LEASH YOUR FITNESS ANNOUNCES NEW WORKOUT SERIES FOR OWNERS AND THEIR DOGS

January 22, 2013 (San Diego’s East County) – Leash Your Fitness, announces a six-week series of fitness challenges to help you get in shape after the holidays—while getting a workout for your dog, too.

“Our first three challenges were very successful for all of the participants,” said founder Dawn Celapino, whose motto is “Life is short! Exercise with your dog.”  The kick-off to the Fitness Challenge will be held at Marking Pet Resort on Sunday, January 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The program runs for 6 weeks and is an online program open to anyone who wants to participate.

THE DOG BLOG: TIPS FOR KAYAKING WITH YOUR DOG

By Dawn Celapino
 

August 3, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--Who says the only thing you can do with your dog is take him or her on a run/walk? Kayaking is a fun thing to do on a hot day with your dog, especially if your dog enjoys the water.

THE DOG BLOG: IS YOUR DOG SAFE IN THE CAR?

 

By Dawn Celapino
www.Leashyourfitness.com

 

March 27, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) -- Recently a few of my Leash Your Fitness “dog friends” were in a car accident with their mom. Thank goodness that everyone is safe, but it made me think about how safe my dog, Jack, is in the car with me.

THE DOG BLOG: ADD SOME UPPER BODY EXERCISES TO YOUR DOG WALK

By Dawn Celapino

March 9, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--Do you do any upper body exercises on your dog walk? If you are like most people, you either run or walk with your dog,which is a great lower body workout but what about the upper body?

THE DOG BLOG: DO YOU HAVE A WILL FOR YOUR DOG?

 

 

By Dawn Celapino
 

 

This week has been one of those eye-opening weeks for my family. We had one of our Leash Your Fitness family members die VERY unexpectedly in a freak accident and then my sister was in a car accident–all in the same day! It made me think–what would happen to my dog if I died?

 

There are so many questions to answer and we wanted you to think about this too, since NOBODY can say what is going to happen to us each day. You may think that your sibling or friend would take care of your dog--but do they know all about your dog? These are a few things that are important:

THE DOG BLOG: HOLIDAY NUTRITION TIPS FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG

 


By Dawn Celapino

 

November 11, 2010 (San Diego's East County)--'Tis the season for cakes, cookies, pies and a lot of food! The average person gains between 7 - 10 pounds from now until the end of the year. Along with the parties, dinners and social events comes the end of daylight savings time. People tend to get more sedate and eat more. Not a good combination!

DOG BLOG: TRAVELING WITH YOUR DOG (JACK'S BLOG)

 

 

 

 

 

Jack guest blogs for his owner, Dawn Celapino this week

 

September 9, 2010 (San Diego's East County) -- After getting back from a great road trip with my Mom and Dad, I thought I would share some information with you in case you are planning on doing any traveling with your furry friend!! The following are five things that you need to know:

THE DOG BLOG: PACK A PICNIC FOR YOUR PET

 

By Dawn Celapino

 

August 30, 2010 (San Diego's East County)-- It’s that time of year when having a barbecue is a good idea, especially with how spectacular the weather has been lately. Bringing your dog to a barbecue is a great idea! It gives your dog the opportunity to socialize with other dogs and humans. You might think you aren’t harming your dog by offering him or her a scrap of leftovers, but it can have some severe consequences.

THE DOG BLOG: VACATION PET CARE OPTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

By Dawn Celapino

 

August 12, 2010 (San Diego's East County) -- Do you want to take a vacation this summer, but can't make plans because you don't know what to do with your dog? There are many cool, pet-friendly accommodations to save you from your unrealized vacation plans! It might be really hard to leave your dog behind, but many vacation destinations don't allow dogs, or have strict policies regarding our furry friends.

 

DOG BLOG: TIPS FOR A HAPPY DOG

 

By Dawn Celapino
 

July 18, 2010 (San Diego) -- Most dogs don't get enough mental stimulation to be satisfied or happy, and behavior problems are often a result. Dogs need mental stimulation just as much as they need physical stimulation, so simply taking them for a walk isn't going to cut it! Your dog might be tired after the walk, but will end up bored with even more stamina in the long run to fuel that boredom in the long run.

THE DOG BLOG: HIKING WITH YOUR DOG

 

 

By Dawn Celapino

 

March 22, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) –Spring is a great time of year. Flowers are in bloom, the weather is beautiful, and there are a lot of great places to go hiking with your dog in San Diego County.

 

The following are important things to consider when hiking with your dog:  

LEASH YOUR FITNESS EXPANDS TO EAST COUNTY: BOOT CAMP CLASSES FOR PEOPLE & DOGS

 

February 5, 2010 (San Diego’s East County)--People with dogs often struggle to find the time to exercise themselves and their dogs.However, at the newly expanded Leash Your Fitness (LYF) boot camp classes for humans and dogs, pet owners can accomplish exercise for both--all at one time.

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