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10 Dog breeds that make great running companions

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Not only do these dog breeds make good companions, they make wonderful running partners. Whether you're looking for a pooch to jog with, take on hiking adventures or train for long-distance running, you're bound to find the right breed for your needs.


Run Fido, run!

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The opposite of the German Shepherd, the Vizsla does well running in hotter climates. Great for longer and speedier runs, this pup has the energy to keep up with even the fastest of runners. Quiet by nature, you won't hear a peep (or bark) of complaint as he trails next to you. Just beware for a cuddle session afterwards, as the Vizsla is an extremely affectionate breed.

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