Top 10 Dog Breeds for Trail Runners
What to look for when selecting a four-legged partner for the trails
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Sometimes, the best running companions are the ones who don't talk, and let you make all the decisions about where to run, how fast to go and how long the run should last.
Sometimes, the best running companions are our dogs.
“When choosing a dog as a running companion, look for a high-energy dog that is fast, agile and spunky," says J.T. Clough, professional dog trainer and handler and author of the 5K Training Guide, Running with Dogs.
Here are a few other guidelines to keep in mind on which breeds are best suited to running.