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Diet & Nutrition

The Category Directory for Diet & Nutrition Understanding the Misunderstood aspects of Canine Nutrition The first of seven parts going through different diets, myths and misunderstandings about how and what we feed our dogs. Written by The Science of Pet Nutrition, 22/2/19 Read More.... Supplements: Osteoarthritis An article about the use of supplements to treat...

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Harness Sports

Lining Out Teaching your dog to line out for training and racing. Written by K9 Trail Time Read More..... Competing within harness sports What are harness sports to you? Compeition? Fun? It is supposed to be both! Written by K9 Trail Time Read More.....

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Race Reviews

This is the directory for all reviews on races over the race seasons so that you have a good idea what you might expect at a race.

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Conditioning the Dog

This is the directory for all articles relating to conditioning your dog Canine Conditioning Conditioning your dog has become a bit of a hot topic within the canicross community. People using methods that others claim are ‘old and outdated’ with others claiming that they clearly work because the results say as much. We are very...

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Canicross Training

Parkrun Parkrun is a chance for people to run 5km every Saturday morning and get timed doing so. It is free to sign up, free to attend and all you need is the barcode they ask you to download when you sign up. It is not an organisation for canicrossers but an organisation that was...

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Injury and Rehabilitation

This is the directory for all articles relating to injury and rehabilitation Reducing Risk of Injury Does fitness training really reduce the risk of injury? Where is the proof? If that is the case what should you do, strength training? Proprioception? Read More....

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Events & Socialising

This is the directory for all articles relating to events and socialising

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Health

The Category Directory for Health Weight Does It Matter? There are a lot of reasons why weight might come up in conversations about our sport. What weight dog is the best for competing? What is a healthy weight? Is my dog overweight? Written by K9 Trail Time Read more

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Puppy Skills

This is the directory for all articles relating to teaching your puppy new skills Training your young dog for dog sports can begin at an early age, the first of our articles on puppy skills covers teaching your dog the very basic directional commands of left and right. This can be useful even if you're...

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Training & Research

This is the directory for all articles relating to basic dog care, Training and the latest research Free Shaping When training dogs it is important to know some of the basic ways that dogs can learn. One of the way dogs can learn is by free shaping. This is when dogs learn via trial and...

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