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Heeling Friends hosting introductory seminar on canine fitness

Heeling Friends, Inc., Routt County's animal-assisted therapy organization, will host an introductory seminar about canine exercise and fitness titled "K9 Fitness" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, in Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library.

The seminar will include a presentation by Dr. Sarah Love, DVM, who will discuss the basics of canine exercise and fitness, with an emphasis on how to safely start exercising a dog.

The discussion will also cover age-related exercise, components of a conditioning program, injury prevention and basic skills and knowledge.

The free seminar is sponsored by Outdoor K9, Rocky Mountain Pet Resort, Elk River Farm & Feed and Paws & Claws.

Everyone is welcome, but organizers ask the attendees please leave their dogs at home.