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How Many Times A Day Should You Walk Your Dog? Here Are The Factors To Consider

Few of any animals serve as a better companion to human than dogs do. Dogs are so loved they have earned the informal title of being humans’ best friends.

Few if any animals serve as a better companion to human than dogs do. Dogs are so loved they have earned the informal title of being humans’ best friends. While raising a dog can be a rewarding, life-enhancing experience, it’s not for everyone. According to PetMD, generally speaking dogs require 30 minutes to two hours of exercise each dayThe Doggington Post suggests two 15-minute walks per day at the very minimum. If you want to balance these guidelines out with those provided by PetMD, maybe take your dog on two half-hour long walks per day if they’re particularly energetic. As dogs, like humans, are not all the same, the precise time for which a dog should be walked depends of a number of details. “Breeds in the hunting, working, or herding groups (e.g., Labrador retrievers, hounds, collies and shepherds) will need the most exercise. If your dog is in one of these groups and is in good health, she should be getting at least 30 minutes of rigorous exercise along with her 1-2 hours of daily activity,” explains PetMD.

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