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5 mins per what? Surely that refers to activity. I am assuming sniffing and snuffling about is not included in the time?
Rule of thumb is 5 minutes per month of age however a Jack russell or Lab would need more then say a chihuahua or pug.
5 minutes per month of age is even more important for a late breed ruledby. OP It is the total time you can be out IMO, but you can do it as many times a day as you like.
So you're looking at around 15 mins per walk.
ok, that does seem quite short. i want to collect ds from school ( 10 mins each way for me) that would be ok surely?
It'll take you more than that though...well it did me, he didn't walk at walking speed, everything had to be sniffed, suddenly the streets were full of people desperate to stroke a puppy, lol.Could you carry him there and walk him back?I don't stick to it exactly, but I try to judge it as how far I'd get in 15 minutes without the puppy. It's a lab cross you've got eh? They're one of the breeds you need to be careful with.
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