You are at home, your pup is staring out the window with a forlorn look on his face. What should you do? There is really no right or wrong answer, but the best answer is to get them out of the house and do something fun. If you are short on ideas, here are some great examples of activities you can love with your canine buddy in tow. Here are 5 fun activities with your dog!
An age old favorite! A place where your pup runs free, free as a bird (well…a dog, but you get the idea). These are available in most cities and towns, you would be surprised how many there are and how easy they are to find. A quick search on google will likely bring them up. Secure fencing and double gates leave a nice secure environment. Although you should probably watch those Malinois, we know they can be a bit sneaky at times and find that one way out no-one thought of – like jumping the 7ft fence in one bound). In all seriousness, though you should find these parks well kept, sign-posted and have a few rules that you should follow (the most important being considerate of other owners and dogs). Social dogs can find new friends, hey maybe the hooman can find a new friend too. If you have a small dog you might want to investigate a little as some parks specifically have small dog areas to prevent accidental injury from a playful big guy.
Frisbee and Fetch
So, you find a nice open
Enjoying the great outdoors, it’s not just for humans and bears,
Bring out the inner bloodhound in your Shitzu and play a little hide-and-seek you’re your pups favorite toy, item, or snack! The best part about this is you are undertaking a little training (and they have no idea, it’s like making math fun for your kids). Of course, the other advantage of this game is the ability to do it indoors or outdoors – which means it can be a game that you play in the dead of winter (inside!), or you throw that coconut oil treat outside and they track down a nice frozen island-inspired treasure.
Agility Training and Courses
Of course, if your forever buddy loves running, chasing, and jumping you should strongly consider some agility work. While the training can be challenging but rewarding and of