Dog owners totally get the meaning of ‘dog days of summer’. I know my 9 year old terrier would be content to lay in front of a sunny window the entire day. It’s more like the dog days of summer, winter, spring and fall in my house. Yet, all I have to do is walk past the leash, put on his dog boots and he’s racing to the door. Dogs actually like consistency and routine as much as humans. But what’s the right balance between lazing around and exercising? Consider these three points when determining the amount of exercise your beloved pooch needs.