8 Facts (And Adorable Photos) About Running With Dogs
It’s a dog’s world and we’re just running in it...so we rounded up some statistics for those of you who run with your dog (or want to).
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It’s a dog’s world and we’re just running in it…
100K…how far wolves may travel in a day when they are on the hunt
When it comes to running with your furry friend, WR readers shared their top dogs…
1. Labs (paws above the rest)
2. German shepherds
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20% of Americans say they are happiest when running with their dog
34%…the increased likelihood that dog owners will log at least 150 minutes of cardio per week, as compared to those who don’t have dogs
Fido And Friends
28% vs. 4%
You get faster when you run with friends! But the first stat is your increase in speed when running with Fido and the second is with a human pal.
1–2 years…how old a dog should be before embarking upon rigorous physical activity. The goal is to wait until growth plates are closed.
RELATED: 6 Important Things To Know Before You Run With Your Dog
45 mph…how fast greyhounds, known to be the speediest dog breed, have been recorded running
Zero…the number of times your four-legged friend will complain about the weather on your run