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Playing fetch ??

Discussion in 'Training & Behavior' started by Pitkray, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Pitkray

    Pitkray Puppy

    Hey everyone I hear at puppy class that they said playing fetch isn't good and it can damage the dogs joints if it's to young because of the stoping and starting running I play fetch every day with my dog should I stop or shouldn't I worry to much
  2. Madeleinemom

    Madeleinemom MS Bites, My Dog Doesn't Staff Member Super Moderator

    I think that short fetch play sessions should be o.k., as in just a few minutes and try to avoid sudden stops and starts (I know that is hard).
    Michele likes this.
  3. Michele

    Michele Chi Super Dog Staff Member Super Moderator

    How old is your dog?
  4. Pitkray

    Pitkray Puppy

    His 16 weeks old now
  5. Michele

    Michele Chi Super Dog Staff Member Super Moderator

    Like Madeleinemom said, make the session short.
    Nat Ursula likes this.
  6. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member Super Moderator

    At 4 months old you can really just roll the ball around some and he'll think he's doing great.
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  7. pitbulldogs

    pitbulldogs GR CH ACE Staff Member Administrator Premium Member

    I must be some kind of idiot, i work my dogs as soon as i get them lol.. Of course when they are little, it's more play than anything, they don't know they are working hehe!

    16 weeks, if the dog wants to fetch, let the dog fetch. JMHO..
    Nat Ursula likes this.

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