Here, courtesy of our partners at 1-800-PetMeds, is veterinarian Dr. Dym's advice on how much exercise dogs and cats need.
By Dr. Michael Dym, VMD
A question commonly asked particularly by dog owners is how much exercise should their dog or cat get. Of course the answer will depend upon the age, breed and health/medical history of the particular pet, but assuming one has a young healthy adult dog, most pets do not have limits on their exercise. Proper exercise can help keep the weight stable, as well as keep the heart, brain and body healthy.