Jogging with your dog is a great way to exercise, which create a close relationship and help you and your four-legged friend have a fit body.
Many dogs need more exercise than regular walking exercises. Dogs who have suficient energy or are raised for grazing, athletics, and human assistance will have the opportunity to own healthy feet.
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Benefit when Jogging with your Dog
- Great exercise for you and your four-legged friend.
- Burn energy which help relive stress and have better behavioral orientation.
- Have more time with your dog.
- Dog will be your best partner encouraging you to do exercises.
Before Jogging with Dog
Take advise of veterinarian before take the dog running with you. Jogging brings a lot of benefit to dogs but not all the dogs are suitable to do jogging. Dogs with heart disease, overweight or heat-resistant may not be suitable for daily running. Even perfectly healthy dogs can experience some physical problems such as dysplasia or hip dysplasia which can be aggravated by excessive exercise such as running. If you have a puppy, make sure your jogging routine does not affect your dog’s bone development.
Moreover, make sure you have enough prepare for yourself. You don’t want to have serious injury during your jogging. A fit, comfotable Tanktop with an appropriate jogging pant will be the best equipment for you to have a happy running day.
Let’s get started
Basic training with dog chain is very important to have a happy and safety jogging’s experience. Make sure your dog turn in right direction and stop when you want to. Pulling the chain can injure the neck and shoulders of the dog and can also be dangerous to you.
- Jogging on soft surfaces. Soils, grass, sand and even asphalt will be better, concrete can affect bone and joints.
- Try running in the morning, in the evening, or in the cold. Hot weather lead to hot sidewalks can burn your dog’s feet or lead to heat stroke and dehydration.
- Remember to start and relax as you run. Walking before and after running will prevent muscle strain and injury.
- Make a Plan. You need to know how far you have run and when you need to come back.
- Rest when needed. If you intend to run longer, occasionally stop to check the legs and the body of the dog is injured. This is also a good time to drink water.
Enjoy the fun!