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How do you condition your dog

Discussion in 'Sports & Activities' started by CB, Sep 13, 2005.

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What do you do to condition your dog

  1. bike ride

    8.7%
  2. hand walking

    28.6%
  3. spring pole/flirt pole

    7.9%
  4. chain

    3.3%
  5. Free run

    8.3%
  6. All of the above

    43.2%
  1. coop-dog

    coop-dog Big Dog

    No real method to my madness we hand walk,run free in the bush or on the beach.Do some flirt when we get home and spring pole on off days.Of course we like to give the couch a real good work out every day.
     
  2. Elmo

    Elmo Big Dog

    wernt Off days ment for complete rest of the body?
    i see you do flirtpole, so actualy your dog has no days of am i right ?
     
  3. Lee D

    Lee D CH Dog

    all of the above, plus alotta swimming when summer rolls around. i get right out there with em and have some fun.
     
  4. [video]http://www.youtube.com/user/shanesda#p/a/u/2/9agXNGNmzos[/video]
    also swimming n flirt pole and HAIR chasing at 6am
    and RAW FEED,
    i have no thred mill ;-((
     
  5. coop-dog

    coop-dog Big Dog

    Lol no Elmo my dogs get many days off.What I ment to say was that when not out walking or what ever I will let her out back on the spring pole to burn off some energy.I should have been more clear as Iam not out every day with my dogs.
     
  6. Tiger12490

    Tiger12490 Big Dog

    I hand walk everyday and springpole twice a week for the big guy and once a week for the little one
     
  7. Elmo

    Elmo Big Dog

    @ coop. no hard feelings...lol
    already guesed you ment different.

    cheers
     
  8. coop-dog

    coop-dog Big Dog

    oh no none at all Elmo
     
  9. mccoypitbulls

    mccoypitbulls Underdog

    Lots of good ideas and feedback for sure. Not too sure I would be willing to try the car thing like butch cass. I could see something going wrong with my luck. I use to have my dogs pull me on sleds when it snowed as a boy....good times.....hard to stop that lil girl once she got going full bore though.lol
     
  10. bukskin.banks

    bukskin.banks Big Dog

    So much stuff to do haha, I'll def agree with the whole be there with them thing. I can already tell my pup jumps higher and pulls harder if im playin with him and not with the spring pole. He's also just getting used to it but still, he tries way harder with me. And hey, im down for burnin some fight myself with some swimming and walkin lol
    But ya i really like to mix it up, i think it's cool if your dog can do everything cuz then, hmmm what do i feel like doing today haha. You can really mix it up and have fun and do dif. stuff everyday.
     
  11. Molan Kimms

    Molan Kimms Banned

    Exactly ,You are absolutely right really it is on dog that how and what he wants to get in conditioning.Its not in your choice.You have got the right thing man.
     
  12. AGame

    AGame CH Dog

    hell is there really any better way to do it you both have fun this way too and the dog doesn't get bored although i have had some i couldn't make swim for shit LOL
     
  13. It looks very convenient for me and also for the dog as well.I will try this next time.
     
  14. hardluck

    hardluck Banned

    i match the treadmill time to that of the roadwork time. I mean if the dog does three miles tread then i walk him three. and so on and so on.
     
  15. hardluck

    hardluck Banned

    and i dont do any type of weight pulling all cardio. I want the dog to look like an athelete and not a power lifter lol
     
  16. FrankDublin

    FrankDublin CH Dog

    hand walking is the best not talking bout a slow stroll
     
  17. I like to take my dogs swimin and we catch alot of hogs
     
  18. puppy training
     
  19. ElJay

    ElJay Premium Member Premium Member

    I think this fellow is some kind of bot or something with all these non-sensical posts. Needs to be gotten rid of....
     
  20. bgblok68

    bgblok68 CH Dog

    Boogie, got your hand on the lever?
     

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