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Just wondering:

Does anyone have links to age appropriate exercise for pups? My pup is 13 wks old and 21 lbs. I know you aren’t supposed to do running with puppies of larger breeds for fear of joint issues...

My mother and I are walking (she has severe diabetes and I have hypoglycemia) and I was wondering if it’s okay to take our puppy. Granted we aren’t walking fast or long distances... 30-45 minutes. Is this okay? I forgot to ask our vet at his appointment and I don’t want to bug her yet again (I’ve literally been in their office every week since I got my puppy)....
 

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Are you walking on concrete? I think 30-45 minutes is okay if you're on softer surfaces (grass, wood chips) for part of the walk and concrete for part. Also, you shouldn't do 30-45 minutes straight, but rather allow breaks every 5-10 minutes for your puppy to sniff and meander.
 
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