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post #2 of (permalink) Old 05-06-2014, 04:00 AM
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I would carry my dog down stairs until she was about 30 lbs. If I had long wooden stairs I'd carry up and down.

With stairs that long you should carpet them or at a minimum put grip strips on them. Carpet is way better.

I had a dog jump/slide down wooden deck stairs with grip strips and she ended up with TPLO surgery.

When your dog gets fast and crazy at 5 months or so you are going to have to be really careful.
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