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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

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

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

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

thinking I will go and walk around the lake and ma
Updated 8/26/2015 8:42:11 PM

thinking I will go and walk around the lake and maybe jump in ;-)...  Read more

Going for a mindful walk. Just learned this in a g
Updated 8/26/2015 6:29:22 PM

Going for a mindful walk. Just learned this in a group therapy Im in for my eating disorder. It really works for me, does anyone else do this?...  Read more

Walking inspiration!
Updated 8/27/2015 10:41:13 AM

I just heard the most amazing walking programme on the CBC last night called 'Walking Matters' on the 'Ideas' programme. It was so amazing to give benefits and inspiration to get out there and get in touch with your local walking area. I hope you loo...  Read more

i am so tired today..did not getup for walk this m
Updated 8/26/2015 9:58:03 AM

i am so tired today..did not getup for walk this morning. sometimes i think the extra 1.5 hours of sleep makes me more tired. well time to push through it...  Read more

Walked a 3 miles already and still going.
Updated 8/26/2015 9:31:51 AM

Walked a 3 miles already and still going....  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

dog walking

It is easy to fall out of a good habit. I am reestablishing my daily walking with my dogs. 313...  Read more

Dog walking

i just bought a new Fitbit since my Jawbone Up and died again. So, motivation - yay! The biggest benefactor I think is Hoover the Dog. That being said, a good sleepy Hoover is a happy dog mom. Have a great day!...  Read more