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Features June 2016 Issue

Dogs Who Might Benefit From Running While You Bike

“While it is generally true that all dogs need lots of aerobic exercise,” says veterinarian Nicholas Dodman, BVMS, in The Well-Adjusted Dog, “breed requirements for exercise do differ. The amount of exercise a particular breed requires depends on the purpose for which that breed was developed. Bernese mountain dogs, Newfoundlands, Shi Tzus, bassett hounds, bulldogs — all of these have low exercise requirements and may get all the exercise they need with a brisk walk around…

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