Discusses the obesity epidemic in American dogs and how it puts them at a high risk for medical problems, and describes proper diet and exercise regimens that best accommodate both dog and owner.Unfortunately, you and your dog dona#39;t burn as many calories walking as you probably think. In general ... This equals about 0.8 calories per pound per mile when the dog walks at a pace of 3.7 to 4 miles per hour. Interestingly, humans burn about 0.73 calories per pound per mile (1 kcal per kg per kilometer) on a treadmill.
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