Originally Posted by carmspack
in the video with Kira playing stick with the black lab , Kira looks a bit on the heavy soft side , so for burst of speed or changes of direction I would condition her a bit more - road work , slowly , beside the bike , just to get the muscles toned .
Heavy soft, like in "overweight, not muscular"?
She's "fluffy", but one can easily feel ribs.
I would suspect a lack of muscle. She's 18 months, and should start to fill out soon, shouldn't she?
To contribute to proper muscle tone, you suggest slow, steady?