THE Western Bulldogs could make up to six changes ahead of Sunday's round two clash against St Kilda.

After getting smashed by the Magpies around the midfield, Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has a few choices to make at the selection table.

"We'll have an influx of maybe 4-6 players into the team and some will go out, but not through injury," Beveridge said on Thursday.

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"We had a couple of players who weren't available [in round one] in Paddy Lipinski, Lin Jong and Tommy Liberatore ...

"They've trained well and probably pick themselves."

Liberatore's grunt was conspicuously absent in round one in particular, but he's ticked the boxes since returning.

"He (Liberatore) was pretty good last Friday in our match practice, but he's been a little bit behind with his preparation but he's definitely being considered."

Before training started, the team walked out wearing a few of the club's Sir Doug Nicholls round guernseys and knelt together in a sign of solidarity against racism.  

All 45 Bulldogs were on the park for Thursday's main training session but Roarke Smith (quad), Taylor Duryea (quad) and Riley Garcia (knee) are unavailable for Sunday's game.

Those not in the senior team this week will not have an opportunity to play a scratch match over the weekend with both the Dogs and Saints agreeing to scrap the idea due to a short time between each club's next game.

"We've got a five-day turnaround into our round three game and the Saints have got six," Beveridge said.

The Dogs will get a chance the following Friday however, with Beveridge confirming a match against the Kangaroos.