Unfortunately, we can’t take our dogs everywhere, which can cause them to become bored and depressed all alone at home. However, there are plenty of fun things you can do that your dog will enjoy. Learn all about the best activities for your dog to keep them healthy and happy.
5 Fun & Easy Activities to Keep Your Dog Happy
With your dog stuck inside all day, there’s nothing they’ll enjoy more than simply going for a ride in your car. If you’re concerned about keeping your car tidy, there are several ways to dog proof your car. These can make your vehicle safe and comfortable for both you and your four-legged friend.
Your dog can breathe in the fresh air when you roll down the window and they can explore the world.
Another way for your dog to explore the world and get her daily exercise is to take her for a long walk. There are so many options when it comes to where you can take your dog for a walk to keep her active. Whether it’s through a park or in the woods, a walk is not only fun for your dog, but necessary as well.
The exercise is good for you, too. I call this a definite win-win!
Swimming is a fun activity for your dog. Because dogs can also naturally swim, it doesn’t require expensive lessons – but be sure never to leave your dog unattended.
Swimming for exercise is just as good for dogs as it is for humans, and it’s also a great way for your furry friend to cool off in the summer heat.
Something that has stuck with dogs for many years is fetching. They love it! It is the perfect activity that allows your dog to work on her agility. You can play fetch anywhere, from inside your home to the shores on a beach.
A recent trend is taking your dog out to a shopping center. The list of pet friendly malls is growing, and it’s a great way to have your dog interact in a social environment with people and other dogs.
Check out this article for ways to mentally stimulate your dog to help keep her brain happy, too!
What kind of activities keep your dog’s tail wagging?
I’d love for you to leave a comment below with your suggestions. Or better yet, stop by my private Facebook group for dog moms and join in the conversation there!