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How Much Exercise Does Your New Puppy Need?

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Naturally, your puppies are activity-hungry most of the time and it is important they have an appropriate dose of it if you want to have an intelligent and smart canine at home. However, some breeds require more exercise than others and proper regulation of it will keep the mental health of your puppy stable and sound.

As a dog owner, your job includes taking your buddy on daily walks every day but care must be given not to overtire the pet. The exercise needs of your puppy vary by age/stages, as little pooches, they need less exercise so as not to weary their joints and invite arthritis. A minimum of five minutes of walking around the yard, the street or at the park daily is enough for your little buddy’s tender legs.  At three months, you are free to increase the dose. As your puppy grows and the joints enlarge, his fragile body gets a little sturdy, you can lengthen the time frame of the exercise to 15 minutes from once a day to twice daily. This is necessary as part of a healthy puppy lifestyle and you will notice how excited they are when they run or walk for that duration of time.

Take more time in four months. Are you not pleased to see how intelligent and smart your buddy is growing? At this stage, your puppy’s mental health will crave for more activity than before which means, it is safe to take more time, like up to 20 minutes or longer when walking or jogging with your puppy.

But why the exercises?

What you may need for the daily exercises;

Adequate exercise is fun, exhausting and exciting, and an activity-hungry breed beside you makes it all enjoyable. More so, your buddy’s health hangs on enough exercises to have fit health and wellbeing.  However, you need to be careful with the recommended doses or duration and this article has made the job simple for you. So, take some cheers to an incredible pet relationship!

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