I dont think I ever put a limit on it. I let the dog guide me. Right now I have been walking Bella (8 mos) for a mile in the am and a mile in the pm. She is off leash with her mom and she puts on more steps than we do from her circling around us and running ahead then coming back. We have also been getting some swimming in on the pm walk. Then when we get home, they are ready to play ball. I tire out before they do. With puppies you do need to be careful they are not jumping up and down alot. That will stress the joints more than necessary, and could even injure them (Mrs. K knows all about that). Swimming would be great to exercise and build stamina without stressing the joints. As puppies, they will just lay down and rest when tired. Use that as a guide for your self. In extreme heat, you will have to pay particular attention to how much exercise they are getting and use your best judgement to not let them overheat. Also in cold temps, make sure their feet are not getting too cold. In the extreme cold, my 5 yr old reacts to the cold on her feet. Remember their feet are warm and going into extreme cold, the snow will stick to their feet.
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