How much exercise is right for my 12 week old Basset puppy and Bassets in general?

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Barked: Thu Jun 30, '11 1:03pm PST 
How much exercise is right for my 12 week old Basset Puppy and Bassets in general? Just got a 12 week old female basset hound. Ive been reading that all dogs need lots of exercise so i've been taking her for 30 minute walks twice a day because she stays in a kennel while im at work. However, I just read that because of a basset's body build that it can be harmful to them if the get too much exercise, especially as a pup. Now Im afraid im hurting her instead of helping her! Help please!

Edited by author Thu Jun 30, '11 1:07pm PST