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Top 10 Tips for Running with Your Dog


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Clean Up

Most public areas, like streets and parks, require you to clean up after your dog, which means carrying a plastic bag around with you to handle the occasional mess. No pet owner likes it, but it's the law -- and just simple courtesy. There are fancy scoops on the market that take a more hands free approach to this chore, but no amount of pink plastic or creative marketing is going to change the fact that poop happens and it's your responsibility to deal with it.


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