The best way to exercise your dog depends on their age, breed, health, and fitness level. However, there are some general tips that can help you ensure your dog is getting enough exercise:
- Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per day, divided into two or more sessions.
- Choose activities that your dog enjoys and that are appropriate for their fitness level.
- Start slowly and gradually increase the intensity and duration of exercise over time.
- Be sure to provide your dog with plenty of water before, during, and after exercise.
Here are some specific exercise ideas for dogs:
- Playing fetch
- Chasing a ball
- Agility training
- Playing with other dogs
- Attending dog park or daycare
If you are unsure how much exercise is right for your dog, talk to your veterinarian.