How long should we be walking out 9 month old lab? Hes getting a little chubby so need to slim down a bit! But dont want to put unnecessary pressure on his hips!
So many contradicting views online- would be good to hear all of your thoughts!
just build up from what you give now (ex: don't go from 20 minutes walks to 2 hour walks!). The rule of thumb for puppies is 5 minutes per month of age but at 9 months you can do long walks for sure.
free play on soft surfaces is great - swimming is even better.
Last edited by Tanya; 05-15-2013 at 08:54 AM.
Charlie (foster) and Rocky
I don't think I've ever seen a 9 month old lab that needed to lose weight. They are usually pretty lanky at that age. How much and what are you feeding?
Debi and Bauer
Some people are like slinkies. Not really good for much, but bring a smile to your face when pushed down the stairs.