Fun Ways To Keep Your Dog Active!
As we can see from the informative infographic from Clippers Ireland below, there are tons of ways in which you can keep both you and your pooch entertained. There are many indoor exercises you can partake in such as tug of war, running up and down the stairs, playing hide and seek, setting up obstacle courses and playing fetch, will allow you to keep your pup fit even if the weather makes outdoor exercise impossible.
The infographic highlights the importance of exercise, and surprisingly, many of them are not as obvious as you’d think. It’s good for the owner as it helps to build trust with your pooch and it also keeps you healthy too! For your furry friend not only does it limit weight gain, unruliness, destructive and attention-seeking behaviors, it also socializes your pup which is vital for your dog’s well-being.
No matter how busy your life gets, it’s crucial that you find time in your day, every day, for your loyal companion. Depending on where you live in the world, there are many dog organizations that hold host to a number of doggie events. Not only is this good for your dog but it gives you a chance to socialize with other dog owners. Get creative with your canine today by checking out the infographic below!
I have been a professional dog trainer and pet sitter for over 20 years. I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, through the international Certification Counsel of Professional Dog Trainers. I have trained and worked with police, Schutzhund and personal protection dogs. I trained Assistance Dogs in a men’s prison and ran my own nonprofit organization to take adult dogs from shelters and to train them to assist children and adults with disabilities, at no charge to my clients. My nonprofit organization and I were nominated for several awards of merit and even made the front page of the Denver Post. I was a veterinary technician for many years, where I learned about all aspects of health and preventative medicine. I have trained and worked with exotic animals and cheetahs. I introduced a temperament testing program in my local shelter and sat on the board of directors. I volunteered with my dog “Mr. Snitch” and helped local children learn to read. I have attained obedience titles and several blue ribbons. I am constantly in search of ways to continue my education and excellence when it comes to animals, their behavior and their health.