● "Hiking around the world with a dog"
But you haven't ASKED a question. That first field should have ASKED something like
○ "Is it a good idea to hike around the world with a dog?"
● "If I buy a dog like a coonhound, or lab or pit or some breed that like walking is that a good idea I’m 19 from va , to hike around the world ?"
Assuming that you mean real hiking (walking all the way) rather than hitch-hiking (thumbing lifts in passing vehicles), be aware that if you could simply walk along the equator, you & you dog would have to travel 40,075 km / 24,901 miles.
if you studied neither geometry nor mathematics.
If you meant hitch-hiking, be aware that drivers are usually reluctant to pick up a LARGE dog - but a small dog will have pads that get tender sooner than a medium sized dog's pads do. So you WILL be doing a lot of actual WALKING, or a lot of resting while soothing the dog's pads - possibly followed by you CARRYING your dog as well as all your gear....
In "my" breed we have an AD (AusDauer prüfung) aka Endurance test consisting of the dog trotting beside the handler (who rides a bicycle) for a total of 12½miles / 20km at a pace of 7.7 to 9.5mph / 12-15kph, with a 15 minute rest period at the 5 mile / 8km mark and another at 9.4 miles / 15km. During the rest periods, the judge checks the dog for tender or worn pads, overall fatigue or poor condition. So total time for that test will be 1 hour 48 minutes to 2 hours 6 minutes. Note that the human RIDES, not walks....
I'm going to assume that you meant actual hiking, aka WALKING the whole way.
Okay - allowing time for finding & eating food & water, plus places to toilet, plus places to clean yourself & sleep, PLUS the time to actually DO those things, how many hours per day do you reckon you have left for walking?
Maybe 8 to 10 hours?
Being a 19 year old, you are likely to walk close to the faster end of the average human speed-range, which is between 3 and 3½ miles / 4.8 to 5.8 km per hour. But as you intend to be leashed to a dog, plus will have to carry all the equipment you will need during that long long journey, I suspect that even 3mph / 4.8 kph will be a strain.
So you might cover 24 to 30 miles / 38.4 to 40km per day.
Which suggests that you will be away from home, having to carry all your gear + income for 2 years 3 months to 2 years 9 months.
And that's just for the WALKING!
Add on that, for almost EVERY nation you need to walk through, your dog must FIRST undergo a quarantine period of 10 days to 4 months, depending on where you started from and whether the country you've just reached accepts the quarantine certificate or European Pet Passport of the country preceding it. Hoo BOY that's going to add a LOT of time to your journey! Will your dog survive it?
I'll leave it to you to decide which nations you would have travelled through in your intended endurance walk and add up the various quarantine periods!
Dunno about YOU, but to my mind that has NO appeal whatsoever, so I deem the answer to your question to be:
🤢NOT a good idea! 🐕 In fact, a LOUSY one!👿
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