If your an avid runner you know the daily mechanics. You run alone, you succeed alone and most of all you are alone with your thoughts on a daily basis. Its very hard to find a buddy to run with preferably one who can run the pace you run. For those that like to run with a team there are always running groups or clubs to join. The other option is get a dog to run with. This is a great idea for people who like to run, don’t want to talk and you can keep your pace. If you already have a dog be sure you run the breed correctly. You aren’t gonna run 15 miles with a pug, nor are you gonna run a mile with german short haired pointer. Selecting the right dog will ensure you can run the distance and speed you want without hassles or the dog running out of gas before you do.
THE RIGHT DOG FOR YOU
When selecting a dog look at where you run as well as how long and the temperature you run in. Here is a chart of what dog is good for each style of runner along with best breed for different weather conditions.
THE BEST SOLUTION
Running with a dog is a great solution to running alone. You and the dog get your daily exercise creating a solid team that enjoys every mile.