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boom1186
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PostSubject: Running with Kemba   Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:55 pm

I would like to take my husky, Kemba, running with me. She is currently 5 months old, should i wait until she is full grown to begin running regularly?
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PostSubject: Re: Running with Kemba   Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:25 pm

I would wait until she's at least 10 months. And then only short runs of a mile or two on soft surfaces.
You can go to the dog park and let her chase for 15 minutes or so at a crack now.
Long walks are fine too, but her growth plates are still vulnerable.
I would avoid running on asphalt as much as possible when you do start.
If you build up to it, she will soon be able to go much further than you, as long as it's not hot and she has water. When I was younger and doing marathon training, my husky would regularly run 20 milers with me on the beach. Ahead of me the whole way!
Huskies are amazing athletes with a stoic tolerance for pain.
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PostSubject: Re: Running with Kemba   Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:32 pm

Ditto on the above post, I have nothing to add.

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PostSubject: Re: Running with Kemba   Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:46 pm

Double ditto. I didn't start biking with Kale till he was 11 months and we barely went 1 mile to start out and brought LOTS of water. He loved every minute though lol I just say the work bike he starts wooing and runs to the door hahaha Rolling Eyes It's one of the words we have to spell... Very Happy
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