Dogs don’t just die in hot cars. A much greater percentage of dogs now die from overheating while exercising, whether that be walking or running. The canicross season runs from September through to Easter, and the extreme ends of the season can still be very hot. Together with Louise Humphrey, a fellow canicross instructor, we … Continue reading Would you know how to recognise the early signs of heat stroke in your dog?
I am lucky to be part of a support network of some amazing women, who I work and train with, so I thought, on International Women's Day, I would celebrate some of the women who have had a positive impact on my life over the last year or so. During lockdown, not much changed for … Continue reading International Women’s Day – celebrating the strong, active women that I know
Since starting canicross and qualifying as a trainer with DogFit, people are always asking my advice about running with dogs so I thought I would try to condense it all into an article, which hopefully you find helpful. What is canicross? Canicross is the sport of cross country running with dogs. In canicross, dogs wear … Continue reading Running with your dog
I run with my dog a lot. I love the company. I love the sound of her paws as they thud on the ground. I love hearing the tinkle of her ID tag as she sprints from smell to smell, usually behind me, as I yell, "Bella!!!" every few minutes. I love how she forces … Continue reading Why dogs make great running companions