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walk the dog

To exercise a pet dog by having it walk outdoors. The owner typically guides the dog by holding onto a leash attached to the dog's collar. I don't have time to walk the dog tonight, so can you please do it? I bumped into your sister while I was out walking the dog.
See also: dog, walk
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Ms Thomas said: "I was walking the dog and stopped to see where the dog was.
Would you still go for that kebab after the pub when you know it will take 3 hrs 42 mins walking the dog the next day to compensate?
He is seen on CCTV on at least 10 occasions walking the dog up and down the road.
Productions, said: "The Walking the Dog trilogy is a collection of observations and impressions gleaned, initially, over one year and a distance of two miles whilst I was walking my dogs, Megan, a beagle and Milly, a Springer spaniel, along Llandudno's scenic West Shore.
I obviously don't need a taxi when I'm walking the dog and the way they slow down and stare is quite creepy
The man was walking the dog along Portmeads Rise in Birtley, Gateshead, when he was attacked.
It dragged us through the streets and some little kid shouted, 'Is that dog walking you, or are you walking the dog, Bono?
They said that many people like to take time out to enjoy the countryside and relax away from traffic by walking the dog or riding a bike on these shared spaces.
Walking the dog used to be a way to relax - but hard-working families are finding they just do not have the time anymore.
He said: "I was walking the dog and felt a twinge as I turned and knee swelled.
I admit that paying a mortgage and walking the dog aren't groundbreaking, but it makes me pretty damn happy
She began walking the dog in and out of the building on a regular basis before the eyes of many tenants, as well as the security personnel and members of the large maintenance staff employed by the landlord.
TEESSIDERS get more exercise walking the dog than going to the gym according to a recent survey.
I even hate walking the dog so what's so great about walking the dog.
Her married daughter Christine, who lives with her mum in Chapel of Garioch, said: "Mum loves walking the dogs but unfortunately she no longer has a very good sense of direction.