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Hey all,

What age should a dog be before you start running? Is it a year or a year and a half?
Would it be ok to run earlier on sand? I really would like my pup (currently 4 mo) to be my running partner and am wondering if I should start getting him used to running with me so he doesnt jump and try to play constantly when we finally get to run.

Any input is appreciated, thank you :)
 

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How far are you running? Realistically, a dog shouldn't be running marathons with you.

18 months is the general rule of thumb as to when you can start doing things like harder exercise and agility/jumping.
 
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I think it would depend on how soft/flexible the sand is, and I personally wouldn't feel comfortable doing that with a pup that young.
 
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Thank you. I had a feeling it was the 18th month mark but I wanted to be sure I had to wait that long.
 
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