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  1. Joggin with an 8 month old pup too soon?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    So we have a border collie/lab puppy who has TONS of energy. Very hard to tire out- usually needs at minimum two 45 minute walks a day plus two hard 20 minute sessions of fetch, plus 30 minutes of obedience training, plus all food via treat dispensing toys (so lots of mental stimulation and...
  2. Dog Biting When Walking/ Running

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, I have a 15week Dutch Shepherd that bites/barks on occasion when I'm walking her. We will be walking fine and then she looks up at me and starts barking uncontrollably and stops with several corrections. Sometimes she will take a nip at my calve without warning. She also barks and...
  3. HELP! My dog wont RUN with me!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi guys! I am new here and I am looking for some advice, or to see if anyone else has gone through this. I have a 9-10 month old plott hound rescue puppy. Hes hyper and loving. He runs all over the house, the dog park and the yard no problem. When I take him on walks on our road he is fearful...
  4. Pitty+Terrier+Boxer Mix- Energy and running?

    Dog Breeds
    Hey! I've been told I have a Pitbull/Terrier Boxer mix (unclear whether the rescue meant pitbull-terrier (American Staffordshire Terrier) or pitbull (AmStaff) + terrier). Can anybody tell me if they think this mix will be a good running buddy? The dog characteristics that I can find for...
  5. Dog suddenly has a severe behavioral change

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi. I'm posting to this forum having never posted before in the hopes someone can help me... I have a 6 year old Cavachon (Bichon Cavalier mix) who up until a few weeks ago was a perfectly healthy, feisty, fun loving amazing dog. i also have a 2 year old cat. The dog and the cat are the best of...
  6. Dog running - Muscle/weight gain healthy?

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi, I have a shepherd-retriever 4-year-old active dog. He used to be super high energy, and to help him let out some of that energy, I've slowly started a running program with him. We started just going around the block, worked up to a mile, and, over the past year, have slowly made our way to...
  7. having training issues never encountered before

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I recently got a dog from my local shelter. She is a husky shephard mix, about 2 years old, 49 pounds, runs like a deer and very high strung and is very motivated by treats. It is obvious she has had some type of training, but I suspect it was harsh. She acts fearful in certain situations, like...
  8. Too much of a good thing? (Exercise related)

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone, I just signed up here yesterday so I'm not quite sure where I should be making this thread. I tried looking around for the best spot, and this seemed to be it. If not, please let me know. So here's the deal. About two months ago my husband and I adopted an Aussie/Border mix pup...
  9. Conditioning for Running

    Dog Performance Sports
    Hey all! :) I'm new to the site, don't have a dog yet but am looking forward to adopting sometime either over winter break or next summer. I bike pretty much everywhere <5 miles away from my house, and plan on bringing the dog with me when I do so most of the time. I also go out jogging fairly...
  10. What running dog is best for me?

    Dog Performance Sports
    Hi, I imagine this question gets asked a lot and there's no real 'right' answer... But what long distance running dog is best for me? I'm currently in college and also train/ teach Thai boxing. I've had experience looking after a small dog and my neighbours ridgeback which I spent a lot of my...
  11. Rhodesian Ridgback doesn't like to run

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We adopted a Rhodesian Ridgeback last year; her previous owners couldn't handle her and since we're very active and like to go running everyday, we thought she'd be a great match! However, our Ridgie hates running! She is now 2 years (and 2 months) old; we waited until she was 1.5 years old to...
  12. How long could I take our Min Pin for a run?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have two Min Pins, I'm a runner and I want to bring them on my jogging and trainings. I wonder how long or how far could I take them running with me as not to tire them so much? Thanks.