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Jade Belzberg Friday, 28 March 2014 11:04 TWEET COMMENTS 70

Top 10 Dog Breeds for Trail Runners

What to look for when selecting a four-legged partner for the trails

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Creative Commons / Photo by Flickr user Tony Alter

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 Jt 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.



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