Cani-cross is becoming increasingly popular and is the sport of cross country running with dogs, you are harnessed to your dog and you run as a team. You are the driver, directing the dog from behind with voice commands. This is not only a great method to get fit but works your dog’s mind and allows them to use their brain in a work mode so is twice as stimulating for them.
Every owner believes their dog is the best dog in the world and such devotion is a powerful thing and dogs and humans have spent a long time becoming the best of friends. Dogs as their beloved owners will tell you want to be walked and can get very excited at the mere glance at their leads. Although they enjoy a gentle stroll it is when they are galloping with all four paws off the ground that they are at their happiest, which brings in this great new sport, which is becoming increasingly popular here in York.
This level of interaction makes this a great fun way to interact with your furry best friend keeping you both fit and healthy and keeps your beloved dog mentally active. You don’t need specialist training just a willing dog to share the joy of running over dirty ground together.
You need to throw a lot of balls at the park to get the same level of satisfaction, so why not give it a go, there are plenty of events throughout Yorkshire that you could get involved with.