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Katie
8th December 2006, 06:43 PM
Scampi is 13 weeks now and getting very confident and energetic. I believe she shouldn't be walked too far for a while but would be grateful to know roughly what that should be. She never seems to tire, and only seems reluctant if v cold and wet. I have been out with her for a maximum of half an hour so far. Any thoughts?

Karlin
8th December 2006, 08:02 PM
She should not be out on an active walk for that long yet, really -- this can damage joints and bones. Really they need to be around a year and with bones fully solid and developed before long walks are OK.

In general walks of about 10-15 minutes for young puppies up to four-five months, then up to 20 minutes or so after. Not more than once or twice a day. They will get plenty of exercise by playing in a garden or house. :)