Estimated Amounts of Exercise Needed
Toy Breeds: 30 minutes per day
Non-Sporting Breeds: 45 minutes per day
Terriers & Working Dogs: 60 minutes per day
Hounds, Herding & Sporting Dogs: 90 minutes per day
Benefits of Exercise:
- Builds self-confidence
- Maintains fitness and health
- Reduces or eliminates common behavior problems
Exercise should be based upon:
- Dog’s Age
- Overall Health
Without exercise every day, your dog will become bored, frustrated and unhealthy
A tired dog is a good dog.
Every dog needs a physical outlet to expend extra energy. Regular exercise can improve your dog’s mental health and reduce anxiety and boredom.