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Old 03-24-2020, 09:56 PM
SanDiegoTim is offline
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Calories Burned - Dog vs Human

Just took our 60 lb dog on a 4 mile walk. A human burns about 100 calories mile. Any idea how many a 60 lb dog would burn?
Old 03-25-2020, 02:23 AM
penultima thule is online now
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Well this cite indicates that there is very limited research but ...

One study suggests that a dog walking at a pace of 3.7 -4 miles an hour (~15 minute miles) will burn .8 calories per pound per mile
= 48 calories/mile

Last edited by penultima thule; 03-25-2020 at 02:24 AM.


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