Flexibility exercises can improve your dog’s posture, prevent muscular imbalances leading to injuries, and reduce soreness after a workout.

Stretching should be done on warm muscles not cold, stiff muscles. Warm up with a few minutes of jogging or moving before stretching. Stretching can also be done at the end of an exercise session, to loosen muscles and avoid cramping.

Stretching should feel mild and relaxing and not uncomfortable or painful. Signs your dog is feeling pain include

• Whining

• Whipping head back toward your ...

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