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You run regularly – or are about to start running again – and you have a fairly active dog. The combination is obvious – run with your dog!
And a great combination it is. You get your workout on. Your dog gets to work off energy and see the sights. You and Rover are spending quality time together. But before you just take off with dog in tow, please, consider the weather! I saw a jogger the other day with a long-hair dog in 84+ degree heat. I swear if they were running next to a puddle, I would have been really temped to drive through it. But seriously, dogs love to run and should but we have to remember that they are not the same as us!
You really shouldn’t run your dog in very warm weather.
See a lot more about running with your dog including breeds, age, and starting a routine.
On a side note, you should consider running with your pooch. Here are my “undocumented” benefits to running with the dog, especially in warmer weather.
|Bronx and I on our twice weekly run. (Three times a week would ruin my rotator cuff.)|