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so i'm just wondering how to get my boy a bit more toned, show more muscle, he's just a house dog we don't show or compete. this is how he looks now, his only excersice is chasing rabbits all day long and we go on walks once in a great while. thanx for any suggestions:woof:
 

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will he play on a spring pole are pull a wagon ? if so maybe i could fine the time to explane what works what with a spring pole and how to set it up for diff muscles
 

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try some better food and some swiming swiming is great for a dog and it doesnt have as much stress on muscle and joints as other workouts do
 

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I'd say more frequent hand walking would be great!
 

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I'm with more walking too. He looks great! Walking will slim him down so you can see that tone thats already there. Doing more things like playin in the yard or tug o war will help bunches too. Toning your dog up doesn't have to be techinical or hard just every day play and attention :)
 

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ok swimming is out! yeah..my dog hates the pool don't know why..lol. thanks for all the suggestions, i'm gonna go with more hand walking i think we both need it. oh and he does do the spring pole but he kinda gets bored with it and ignores it, have not tried any wagon pulling but looking forward to trying that, he loves frezbee's:confused: and his ball so i'll do more of that. what are some better foods?
 

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they got to get used to the water my kilo hated water till i took her to the beach and taught her how to swim the same way i learnd now u cant keep her out of it it must b a puppy thing
 

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How old is he? Be careful not to put any weight on him until he's about 2 years old. Puppy food has more protein and fats in it, you might want to mix that with some of his food.
 

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ok swimming is out! yeah..my dog hates the pool don't know why..lol. thanks for all the suggestions, i'm gonna go with more hand walking i think we both need it. oh and he does do the spring pole but he kinda gets bored with it and ignores it, have not tried any wagon pulling but looking forward to trying that, he loves frezbee's:confused: and his ball so i'll do more of that. what are some better foods?
You may want to try something different on the springpole, and even try flirt pole because it involves you more than the springpole, building confidence and shedding excess body weight..

Depending on his age you can go jogging, also if he didnt like the pool the first time try and bring in something he'd love to get his mouth on and get in the pool and act like youre having a blast without him..

i walk chino for at least an hour 6 days a week, and he gets light drag sled training, flirtpole, tug (since we dont have a springpole set up yet) and his food is pretty steady, unless i add or subtract a little depending on his activity level.
 

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Playing fetch with your dog can really build up some nice muscle. It helps if you have a slope where you can throw the ball down it and he has to run back up it. Also you can ste up some jumps and mix it up a little.
 

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Playing fetch with your dog can really build up some nice muscle. It helps if you have a slope where you can throw the ball down it and he has to run back up it. Also you can ste up some jumps and mix it up a little.
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The trail I take Chino on is constant uphill downhill, so its a GREAT exercise for different parts of the muscles!
 

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so i'm just wondering how to get my boy a bit more toned, show more muscle, he's just a house dog we don't show or compete. this is how he looks now, his only excersice is chasing rabbits all day long and we go on walks once in a great while. thanx for any suggestions:woof:
Hey man i recently enrolled in a free pit bull training mini course, this site has some interesting tips on how to train your pit bull. pitbull training guide
 

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he is 2 and a half years. we have been doing a lot of fetching and playing tug, hopefully i can get some before and after shots of him. once again thanx.
 
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