BENEFITS

WHY EXERCISE AT K9 SWIM & TRIM?
  • Some owners are not physically able to walk their dog. We can see to it that your dog gets the recommended amount of exercise they need on a daily to weekly basis.
  • Some dogs benefit from non-weight bearing exercise that can best be supplied by swimming.
  • Our premises are climate controlled. No danger of overheating, burned footpads, or other injuries in the summer. No fear of slips and falls during winter months.
  • Some dogs should not be at dog parks. We exercise each dog individually, eliminating the risk of injury from another dog.
  • Car vs. dog accidents are uncommon, but being restricted to indoor exercise eliminates the risk.
  • It’s fun!!
WHY WEIGHT LOSS AT K9 SWIM & TRIM
  • 60% of weight loss is due to diet change, but 40% is due to increased exercise.
  • During weight loss, muscle is preserved with exercise.
  • Specific rather than general recommendations for calorie intake and ideal body weight based on the latest veterinary information.
  • Education on the benefits of weight loss.
  • Effective communication that aims to be empathetic, nonjudgmental, and provides clear instructions and goals.
  • Once ideal weight is achieved, maintenance diet and exercise recommendations will be given.
  • Your dog could end up being a “Biggest Loser” or Jenny Craig for dogs success story!!