wilson the mighty Irondog

whos your doggy training partner

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M...eldy    pirate
11/11/2010 at 18:57
Ali ....  I would say to wait at least until he is a year old to start the coach potatoe to beginner training for him and as the others have said at least 2 years for longer runs
Your vet will be the best one to advise

my cat is hopeless on long runs
JPenno    pirate
11/11/2010 at 20:37


Barkley - The newfoundland at 11 Months, better at swimming than running

M...eldy    pirate
11/11/2010 at 20:40
That looks like my kind of treadmill session!
11/11/2010 at 22:51

Awwww gorgeous pictures.............

.............but my greyhound has just fainted at the idea of running 5 miles let alone 20 miles!

He considers maintaining the appearance of intelligence as per below is quite energetic enough!


12/11/2010 at 06:26
I'm convinced that when I run 20km my Oz does at least 30, ranging up ahead of me a hundred metres, coming back to fetch me, running up and down the banks, etc. OH ran Frankfurt marathon with Ozzy's predecessor Snowy - he had actually entered him so the dog had a valid start number and everything, even got his own finisher's medal! We got recognized all over southern Germany due to racing with Snowy, nobody remembered our names but everyone knew him. He even got on TV coverage a few times.
Edited: 12/11/2010 at 06:29
12/11/2010 at 07:08

Here's my training buddy...

He's 2 years old




12/11/2010 at 07:09

I get the feeling this dog would only run for the ladies...

12/11/2010 at 12:04
terriers are hunting dogs so yours should be able to run a good long way, pinotnoir.
Nicko. Hdau    pirate
12/11/2010 at 14:47
Me and Marley been in the woods in the rain and mud pools again. He loves getting filthy and fox poo but hates clean soapy water.
12/11/2010 at 19:36

My greyhounds must do double the distance of my runs - they're always off somewhere in the woods or fields, not too keen on water though - just a little paddle at the waters edge.

The fantastic thing about greyhounds is despite how much they love to run - they love to sleep even more - thy're known as the fastest couch potatoes going!   It dosen't matter if it's a 5 minute walk or a 5 mile run - they sleep for the rest of the day - perfect pets .

Ditto mud filth and fox poo Nicko ( for the dogs not me)

12/11/2010 at 21:48
Just decided to go for IM Wales in 2011 poor Wilson is snoozing on his bed by the fire enjoy the rest while you can mate we are  back in business
M...eldy    pirate
12/11/2010 at 21:50
thats it ... blame the dog  
12/11/2010 at 22:05
he made me do it i tell you bloody dogs an exercise junkie
WildWill    pirate
12/11/2010 at 22:08
A 3 and a 7 miler today with nea
12/11/2010 at 22:33
As if the dog is going to mind one tiny bit
13/11/2010 at 06:46
Ultra Ironwolf wrote (see)
terriers are hunting dogs so yours should be able to run a good long way, pinotnoir.

Yes,  he can run farther than me no problem.

That's one of the reasons we went for an Airedale terrier

He would happily run all day given the chance

13/11/2010 at 07:24
Ridgeback Max, I like it! "WE are back in business"

I like the look of him Pinot Noir, he's a cracker!

I think the missus might get a surprise this Christmas
13/11/2010 at 11:07
Pinot Noir Thats a fine looking pooch he looks the business
M...eldy    pirate
13/11/2010 at 17:40
I have a soft spot for an Airedale ... lovely characters !

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