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When I walk Sammy we generally go 2.5 - 3 miles depending on the weather and amount of time I have. This is a daily ritual, and she gets a little bent out of shape it we don't go at a certain time. Mention the work walk and she gets really excited! Recently I took her for a bike ride of just over a mile, going at a fast walk\mild run pace(for her) and she loved it!
To get back to my topic, how far is safe for a beagle to walk and or run in a day? Sammy is 2.5 years old, in excellent shape, and full of energy. I think she would run 10 miles if I could!
 

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When it was cooler out I could walk Scout 2-6 miles depending on how much energy I had. Now that its 90+ and 100% humidity each day she only wants to walk maybe half a mile. The heat really zaps the energy right out. I assume that when it gets colder she will be wanting to walk longer.
 

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I once read in a Beagle book that as long as they have water the human will tire faster than a beagle most of the time!! I don't know if that is always the case, but it does seem like they can go forever!! Especially, given the right weather conditions!
 

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I'm a bad mommy, I'm afraid. During the summer months, when it's so hot and humid, I just don't have the energy to walk Shiloh very far.
And her arthritis has been bothering her lately, so she doesn't want to walk very far. But when the weather's cooler, I want to get her back into our regular walking routine--which is to the park each day, which is about 6 blocks total, then a longer weekly walk of about a mile. Maybe we can both start getting back in shape!
 

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As long as your beagle is fit you will find it hard to walk too far. I dont, however, like seeing dogs running to keep up with their owners on bikes.
Our two go for 1-2 hours in the early morning and 1-2 hours in the afternoon. We live on the edge of the woods, so its shady. Susi and Snoopy have also learnt when its 'time' and give no peace until they go.
 

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I echo the comments made by the above posters. Sammy's old enough so that exercise shouldn't impact any growth. Beagles' stamina greatly overshadows our own and they can run/walk/scamper as long as their humans will allow. Sammy's a lucky dog! :-D
 

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I take my 6 year old puppy
out 2-3x/day for about 1-2 miles each time. I live in a pretty hilly neighborhood - 1/2 mile per lap - so he usually starts to pant around the mile marker in the late afternoon. But in the evening, he usually goes 3 laps before slowing down.

I also put a backpack on him. No weight really, just plastic bags and sometimes treats.
 

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We usually go for 2-3 miles. But the weather has been in the 100s (as usual for July and August around here), so we haven't been walking as much. Plus, Violet is still training to walk well on a leash, so we keep it short and sweet.

Duke knows the routine and when he sees me putting on tennis shoes, he's bouncing around and whining to go out.
 

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I take chloe out for 15-20 min every morning, and a few minutes when I get back from work. Then, usually around 8-9 PM for a long walk that ends at the dog park where she runs and plays with her friends....

I am planning on walking her long walks more regularly, maybe in the mornings even, if I ever get to stop being lazy
 

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Molly and Andy go for a walk (around the block) with my hubby every morning. I think its maybe a 1/2 mile?? We have major playtime with Molly before work too and she uses the hallway as a racetrack for playing fetch.
 

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It's good to see there are some active pets(owners) out ther! I really think that by having a dog is great incentive to get out of the house and enjoy a nice walk\run.

In response to Molly's Mom........When we get back from our walk Sammy is almost always wound up and we end up playing for a good 15 minutes before she gets tired.
 

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Wow, I wish I could get arty to walk that far! We have tried walking 2-3 miles but the problem is, Arty gets SUUUPER excited towards the first part of the walk and runs around and wastes all his energy so that by the last leg of our walk I practically have to drag him he is so tired.

Both him and I are pretty out of shape though and now that we've moved closer to the beach we're going to try and take more walks and get in better shape
 

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I usually take one or both dogs about a mile. I can't take them during most of the summer - that's just mean to all of us. I do love to walk, and I love spending time outside with them to let them see the world and work on their training, but my bad knee prevents me from being more active with them than I'd like to be in any weather.
 

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like the others we tend to walk less in high summer, we normally do about an hour and a half a day divided in two walks, but at the moment it's about half that - we're both just too hot!

I don't think I've ever seen Beaglina too tired to enjoy her walk right to the end, even if we've been out on a whole day walk she's still normally chasing scents right up to the door, has a quick bout of zoomies and only then crashes! I keep thinking that sooner or later I'll catch up and be as fit as her.. but it never happens!
 

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We haven't really been walking too much lately. Florida summers are too hot and the rains just come out of nowhere sometimes. When we walk regularly, it's about 2 miles roundtrip. Jersey is never too tired to keep going. I'm sure I'd be the one who ran out of energy first. I used to be really good and walked her morning and evening, but lately I've been waaayyyy too lazy.
 

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Beagles were bred to work all day. So going by the asumption that a Beagle walks at about 6 miles an hour, a working day is 9 hours, then a beagle should be able to go for about 50 miles quite comfortably.
 

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I have arthritis in my knees so it is very hard to take Cobi out. So we have a routine, I take him in the AM and afternoon, hubbie takes him for a much longer walk in the early evening before the bugs come out. If it were up to Cobi, he'd walk all day, nose to the ground and panting all the way.
 

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My husband takes Maggie out every night after work for a 3 mile walk. On the weekends she goes for two walks a day...morning is a 5 mile walk, and the and evening walk is 3 miles. He didn't take her walking during the two weeks she was recovering from her spay, and she really missed it!
 

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We don't walk our Beagles at all. We have a large fenced in back yard for them to run and play in. We used to walk them when they were little, but Sadie was attacked on a walk once by a large stray dog. She was ok, but had to have stiches. It turned me off of taking them for walks.
 
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