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J e s s i e i s n o w a p p r o a c h in g 4 m on t h s o f a g e & i r e a l i s e t h e 5 m in u t e r u l e i s a g u i d e . J e s s i e t h o u g h i s l a u g h in g a t on l y 2 0 m in u t e s l e a d e x e r c i s e a d a y , e v en w i t h a d d i t i on a l t r a in in g , p l a y in g in g a r d en , K on g s e t c , s h e s t i l l h a s p l en t y o f en e r g y t o b u rn .

S o , a s a m in i e x p e r i m en t i u p p e d h e r m i d m o rn in g w a l k f o r l a s t 3 d a y s t o 1 h o u r o f f l e a d ( a c r o s s f i e l d s o r on b e a c h , b u t m in i m a l p a v e m en t ) an d s h e l o v e d i t , w i t h n o s i gn o f t i r e dn e s s . W h en i g e t h e r h o m e s h e w o u l d h a v e a s l e e p f o r a w h i l e , b u t i t s n o t l on g b e f o r e h e r en e r g y l e v e l i s r e p l en i s h e d . M i d a f t e rn o on i w o u l d g i v e h e r a s h o r t e r 1 0 - 1 5 m in u t e l e a d w a l k a r o un d t h e b l o c k ( p a v e m en t )

A s i un d e r s t an d i t " g a r d en " e x e r c i s e c an b e un l i m i t e d an d n o t in c l u d e d w i t h in 5 m in u t e r u l e , s o f r o m h e r j o in t s p o in t o f v i e w i s w a l k in g / r un n in g o u t in f i e l d s o f f l e a d an y d i f f e r en t t o r un n in g a r o un d a g a r d en ? ?

I h a v e r e a d t h e m an y p o s t s on t h i s s u b j e c t & h o w s o m e p e o p l e a r e s t r i c t w i t h t h e r u l e & o t h e r s t en d t o e x e r c i s e a c c o r d in g t o d o g s en e r g y l e v e l s .
I h a v e t o s a y , i a m t o rn b e t w e en t h e t w o . I ' m f in d in g 2 0 m in u t e s i s j u s t n o t en o u g h f o r h e r ( s h e i s a s m a l l f r a m e d L a b ) . I h a v e t o a d m i t s h e l o o k e d m o r e f u l f i l l e d w h en o u t l on g e r .



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T h e 5 m in u t e r u l e a s f a r a s I un d e r s t an d i t i s a p p l i e d t o on - l e a d w o r k on l y . N o r m a l p u p p y e x u b e r an c e an d r a c in g a b o u t i s n o t p a r t o f i t .

G a r d en e x e r c i s e an d r un n in g a c r o s s a b a s i c f l a t ( - i s h ) f i e l d a r e n o d i f f e r en t on t h e f a c e o f i t , a s p u p s c an s t i l l s t o p an d l i e d o wn o r s i t w h en t i r e d .

In g o in g a c r o s s f i e l d s t h o u g h , I w o u l d w o r r y t h a t I w o u l d m o r e e a s i l y l o s e t r a c k an d t en d t o b e o u t f o r m u c h l on g e r , s o w o u l d n e e d t o c a r e f u l l y w a t c h h o w f a r I w en t f r o m t h e h o u s e , a s t h e p u p w o u l d p r o b a b l y k e e p g o in g un t i l i t l i t e r a l l y d r o p p e d .

I t i s s o o o o h a r d w i t h a p u p t h a t a g e , a s t h e y h a v e s o m u c h en e r g y w h en t h e y a r e u p an d r un n in g . T h e y n e e d t o b u rn i t o f f , b u t e x e r c i s e n e e d s t o b e " s o r t - o f " c on t r o l l e d .

J u s t m y t h o u g h t s .



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I t i s d i f f e r en t t o p l a y in g in t h e g a r d en i f y o u a r e w a l k in g an d p u p p y h a s t o w a l k t o s t a y w i t h y o u .

P e r s on a l y i f I w e r e g o in g t o g i v e a b i t m o r e i t w o u l d b e a m a x o f 2 x 1 5 m in s a t t h a t a g e , on e in t h e m o rn in g , on e in t h e e v en in g w i t h r e c o v e r y an d r e s t t i m e in b e t w e en , b u t I h a v e n e v e r h a d a p r o b l e m s t i c k in g t o t h e 2 0 m in s a t 4 m on t h s .


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J a c h a s j u s t p u t i t f a r m o r e s u c c in c t l y t h an I d i d . Wink Very Happy

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I w o u l d a l s o s a y t h a t b e in g o u t in f i e l d s e t c i s v e r y d i f f e r en t t o b e in g in y o u r g a r d en m u c h m o r e e x c i t in g , n e w s m e l l s , d i f f e r en t d i s t r a c t i on s an d a s a l s o s a i d p u p w i l l k e e p w a l k in g w h e t h e r t i r e d o r n o t t o k e e p u p w i t h y o u .

M o s t p u p s w o u l d h a v e t h e en e r g y t o d o m o r e t h an 2 0 m in s a t 4 m on t h s b u t t h e y a r e l i k e c h i l d r en an d n e e d t o b e t o l d w h en t h e y h a v e h a d en o u g h Laughing


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O k . . . i t a k e t h e p o in t t h a t w a l k in g f i e l d s e t c i s d i f f e r en t t o p l a y in g in g a r d en o r p a r k . H o w e v e r , h o w w i l l h e r j o in t s kn o w t h e d i f f e r en c e ? ? .
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g 4 fn e w r o t e :
O k . . . i t a k e t h e p o in t t h a t w a l k in g f i e l d s e t c i s d i f f e r en t t o p l a y in g in g a r d en o r p a r k . H o w e v e r , h o w w i l l h e r j o in t s kn o w t h e d i f f e r en c e ? ? .


I w o u l d p e r s on a l l y s a y t h a t t h e y w i l l kn o w t h e d i f f e r en c e , b e c a u s e t h e f i e l d i s s o o o o m u c h b i g g e r t h an m o s t g a r d en s , an d y o u w i l l g en e r a l l y g o f u r t h e r t h an y o u r e a l i s e .


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T h e d i f f e r en c e i s t h a t i f s h e g e t s t i r e d in t h e g a r d en s h e c an s i t o r s t o p a t l e a s t , i f s h e i s t i r e d in t h e f i e l d s h e c an ' t b e c a u s e s h e i s h a v in g t o w a l k b e c a u s e y o u a r e .

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W o u l d y o u t a k e an e i g h t e en m on t h o l d h u m an t o d d l e r f o r a w a l k f o r o v e r an h o u r ? N o !

A t o d d l e r w i l l p l a y a l l d a y , t h o u g h .

I t h in k t h e 5 m in u t e r u l e i s e x c e l l en t an d i s t i c k b y i t a t a l l t i m e s . . . . M y p u p s a r e n o t h i p e r w i t h t h i s r u l e . In f a c t , I d on ' t a l w a y s l e a d w a l k t h e m a s I h a v e f r e e a c c e s s t o f i e l d s b u t on l y a l l o w m y p u p s a s h o r t t i m e w a l k in g f r e e w i t h m e .

I d on ' t w a l k m y p u p s f o r o v e r an h o u r un t i l t h e y a r e a y e a r , a t l e a s t . T h e y h a v e t h e r un o f m y f i e l d s , t h o u g h an d a l w a y s f l o p w h en t h e y n e e d t o .

I t i s n o t a l l a b o u t t h e j o in t s . I t c h an g e s t h e i r g r o w in g p a t t e rn .

L o o k a t t h e R u s s i an g y mn a s t s . . Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes T r a in e d s o y o un g an d n o w kn a " " " " " " d . .

B e in g a f i tn e s s p r o f e s s i on a l I kn o w t h e i m p o r t an c e o f b a l an c e . A l a r g e f r a m e d d o g , w i t h y o un g , un d e v e l o p e d b on e s . . . Shocked Shocked M u s c l e h a s t o b e b u i l t u p c a r e f u l l y an d g en t l y .


Y o u h a v e y e a r s o f l on g w a l k s . . J u s t b e p a t i en t . . Confused

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f r i l l y w r o t e :
W o u l d y o u t a k e an e i g h t e en m on t h o l d h u m an t o d d l e r f o r a w a l k f o r o v e r an h o u r ? N o !

A t o d d l e r w i l l p l a y a l l d a y , t h o u g h .

I t h in k t h e 5 m in u t e r u l e i s e x c e l l en t an d i s t i c k b y i t a t a l l t i m e s . . . . M y p u p s a r e n o t h i p e r w i t h t h i s r u l e . In f a c t , I d on ' t a l w a y s l e a d w a l k t h e m a s I h a v e f r e e a c c e s s t o f i e l d s b u t on l y a l l o w m y p u p s a s h o r t t i m e w a l k in g f r e e w i t h m e .

I d on ' t w a l k m y p u p s f o r o v e r an h o u r un t i l t h e y a r e a y e a r , a t l e a s t . T h e y h a v e t h e r un o f m y f i e l d s , t h o u g h an d a l w a y s f l o p w h en t h e y n e e d t o .

I t i s n o t a l l a b o u t t h e j o in t s . I t c h an g e s t h e i r g r o w in g p a t t e rn .

L o o k a t t h e R u s s i an g y mn a s t s . . Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes T r a in e d s o y o un g an d n o w kn a " " " " " " d . .

B e in g a f i tn e s s p r o f e s s i on a l I kn o w t h e i m p o r t an c e o f b a l an c e . A l a r g e f r a m e d d o g , w i t h y o un g , un d e v e l o p e d b on e s . . . Shocked Shocked M u s c l e h a s t o b e b u i l t u p c a r e f u l l y an d g en t l y .


Y o u h a v e y e a r s o f l on g w a l k s . . J u s t b e p a t i en t . . Confused

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I t h a s n o t h in g t o d o w i t h b e in g p a t i en t . I t s a b o u t w h a t m y d o g s e e m s t o en j o y & w an t . I t s n o t e v en a b o u t b e in g o u t f o r an h o u r . I t c o u l d b e h a l f h o u r o r 4 5 m in s , s o r e g a r d l e s s o f t h e t i m e , i a m t r y in g t o un d e r s t an d t h e d i f f e r en c e b e t w e en t h r o w in g a f r i s b y f o r a m o un t o f t i m e in a p a r k / g a r d en , a g a in s t w a l k in g a c r o s s f i e l d s f o r s i m i l a r a m o un t o f t i m e

I un d e r s t an d y o u m a y h a v e an o p in i on on t h i s & i t h an k e v e r y on e f o r t h e i r a d v i c e , h o w e v e r I w o u l d p r e f e r n o t t o h a v e s u c h c on d e s c en d in g r e s p on s e s & r i d i c u l o u s c o m p a r i s on s .



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