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I normally dont take pups that little on "walks". We play you can strt working on fetch and find it games. You can put him on leash and walk around the yard practice heeling and sitting. But young pups can get tired really fast so I would go to far maybe around the block or even only 1/2 ways around the block to start out with.
 

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I take pups that age on off leash woods lollygags. They will let you know when they are tired. Just don't force a puppy and build up distance gradually. It is a great age to start practicing a recall.
 

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I asked my vet the same question years ago and his response was they'll let you know...as in they lay down and refuse to go any further. I was very careful but more than once I picked my pup up and carried her back.

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I asked my vet the same question years ago and his response was they'll let you know...as in they lay down and refuse to go any further. I was very careful but more than once I picked my pup up and carried her back.

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Yeah I experienced that today. We've had a busy 2 days and I think I wore him out. Lots of fun mind games and meeting lots of people.

Talked to the vet and he said that at 10weeks he can handle 2 - 4 block walks a day. Today we only got 1 in.
 

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Same here, when Coop got tired, he just flattened and refused to walk anymore. We just scooped him up. Did more honestly at home in the back yard for the first 4 wks than out in the neighborhood. Few times around our yard and play time and he was worn out.
 

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Our puppy Casper doesn't fall to the ground when he's tired. He starts jumping, biting, and pulling. At 10 weeks, he could barely make it around the block. At 6 months, he can go about 45 minutes. He can go a maybe an hour if he's on a long lead wandering around as opposed to paying attention on a 4-foot lead.
 
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