What's Doga you ask? It's dog yoga, of course! And it's being offered at a gym in Shelby Township. Read on to learn more.
If you love yoga and you love dogs, then you’ll be over the moon about Doga. That’s right, Doga is exactly what it looks and sounds like—the art of yoga, but add the "d" for the dogs. Doga instructor Pam Paul of Body Images Fitness Center is holding a series of Doga classes at Bark-A-Bout Training Facility on 23 Mile Road in Shelby Township. The next class is Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. All dogs and dog-loving yoga enthusiasts welcome. Paul designed the class for yoga novice to the advanced yogi who would like to have their pet join them in the soothing practice of yoga. "This is the first Doga class that we have ever taught, and we were amazed at the results," said Paul, the owner of Body Images Fitness Center in Shelby Township. "I have practiced…
Shelby animal clinic thinks outside the litter box to heal dogs and cats
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Wendy Clem
Monday, November 28, 2011
Gizmo, a 1-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, has suffered for most of his life with recurring symptoms: Vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, collections of eye and ear matter, and now, insomnia. Despite being nurtured by a well-informed and empathetic mom, Taryn Lynch, he reacts to assorted foods — from protein-based to grain-infused. Even his beloved bully chew sticks are being withheld. “I’ve been at my wit’s end,” said Lynch, of Macomb Township. “So far, it’s cost more than $1,000 for testing him, but that’s nothing compared to his suffering. He’s such a good dog, but we’ve not been able to shake this — even his vet is stymied.” Enter Sheppard Alternative Animal Care, and co-owner Melissa Sheppard. She sees this situation repeatedly, ever since she …