#SquatYourDog Is a Thing

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Bathing suit season is in full swing, and people are trying all sorts of crazy things to get in shape – including one involving dogs.

People are taking to social media to show the world they can squat while holding their dog. Yes, you heard that right. Using the hashtag #SquatYourDog, people are taking pictures on  Instagram with their dogs in their arms as they get in shape. It seems like a win-win. Not only are people getting a little more out of their workout, but pups get some cuddle time and a break from standing.

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Dogs of all sizes are participating.

Big ones.

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And little guys.

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If you need a little tutorial, here is a clip:

This is just the latest exercise you can do with your dog. Other workouts include doggy yoga, surfing and pup-friendly boot camp.

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