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Dog Walking Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Dog Walking.

''I Walked From a Size 14 to a Size 8'' *

Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro...  Read more

Sporty Dogs: The Best Breeds for Active People

If you're an active and outdoorsy person who likes running, hiking or boating, it's nice to have some company who shares your passion. When your friends and loved ones aren't available, there's a dog for that.     Before...  Read more

Exercising with Your Dog

You come home from a long day at work, ready to put your feet up and relax for a while. When you open the door to find your furry friend waiting, hoping that it’s time for a walk or a game of fetch, what do you do? Do you ignore the wagging tai...  Read more

Workouts for You--and Fido, Too!

The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinary clinic, and you will see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. The Association of Pet O...  Read more

11 Inspiring Animal Stories That Will Warm Your Heart

Some animals face tough obstacles from Day One, like the dog born without front legs or one born without sight. Others demonstrate a sense of loyalty that knows no bounds, like an elephant that befriends a mutt. Still others survive and thrive in the...  Read more

I have never walked so much but yesterday my fitbi
Updated 8/18/2016 10:13:37 AM

I have never walked so much but yesterday my fitbit said i walked 9.73 miles over 21,00steps benafits i can breath better and my stomach is getting smaller thank you sparks people for this app...  Read more

Walked a bit farther to catch the bus this morning
Updated 8/18/2016 7:36:45 AM

Walked a bit farther to catch the bus this morning #10000stepsgoal day2...  Read more

Calories burned walking?
Updated 8/19/2016 10:22:15 PM

So I enter my mileage and steps each day into my fitness tracker. Why doesn't it translate into calories burned. How am I suppose to know how many calories I burned? It has an empty spot for calories but it does not automatically calculate. For examp...  Read more

Good evening! Had a good day today took a walk th
Updated 8/17/2016 9:12:03 PM

Good evening! Had a good day today took a walk this morning and the only snack I had was some watermelon around 3. I also started using Fit Bit Flex...  Read more

I walked a little over a mile this am #exercise
Updated 8/17/2016 5:34:55 PM

I walked a little over a mile this am #exercise...  Read more

Get Moving

Fidget, pace, dance during commercials, stretch often, walk the dog, walk a baby, walk a friend.Waking up muscles burns more calories than letting them sleep. (just don't be a pest to your family.)...  Read more

Fitbit Trainer

I subscribed to the Fitbit Trainer, and it allows me to see the impact of the intensity of my exercise. My long dog walks don't burn many calories, but take a lot of time. When I have a specific CICO goal, Fitbit reads SP's Nutrition information an...  Read more


Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

Exercise Will Stop Being a Chore and Start Being Fun--But When?

Last week, I blogged about walking my first 5K, a huge accomplishment for me. At what point did exercise go from being a chore to something to look forward to for me? When I quit making myself try to perform at other people’s levels,...  Read more

DVD Review: Amy Dixon's 'Give Me 10!' Has It All

Adopting my dog a few months ago has changed my life in many ways, and that includes my exercise routine. While I'm even more active than before since I share dog-walking responsibilities with my fiancé, I'm not able to spend as much t...  Read more

Baking, laundry and dog walking....a quiet day!

Today has been a very quiet day. I baked two banana breads this morning, have done laundry most of the day after changing bed sheets, doing towels and clothing. THis afternoon I took the thre dogs out for a half hour walk and I did not feel any pain...  Read more

Dog walking before the storm

We are bracing for the winter storm that is about to hit within the hour. The wind is bitterly cold but in spite of it,, I took the dogs out walking today as I know we may be snow bound for a couple of days until the temps warm up after the storm has...  Read more