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Old 04-11-2014, 12:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Stairs as a form of exercise: too harsh on hips?

Zeeva is going on 4.

It's getting warm here so I've been considering some kind of indoor exercise with her. I've been working on getting her to lose weight for a while now with little success.

I found out today by pure accident that she'll climb stairs when playing fetch for her squeaky turtle. And she'll play till I ask her to stop so it seems great, right?

My question is; is going up and down stairs too harsh on a dogs hips for exercise purposes?
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