Even in spring, we often encounter weather "that we wouldn't even drive a dog out of". But the fact that the dog does not want to go out in bad weather does not mean that he does not have an excess of energy. Even on cold days, it is necessary to provide the pet with enough exercise to stay in shape and not invent any mischief at home. So how to seize it?
When there is nothing left and all the devils are getting married outside, go for a "walk" inside the house. Social networks Tik Tok and Instagram are full of videos of dogs who they went for a walk on the treadmill . It may look like a circus act at first glance, but many dogs do he really enjoys this movement . And especially when they are motivated by scent with a treat . Treadmills are not the only way to walk your dog without leaving the house. If you have enough space, go to tour of the apartment and set a few stops at which the dog will have to carry out several commands.
EXERCISE WITH THE GAME
Intense play is another effective way to keep your dog busy at home and help him burn off some calories. For example Fetch and dragging can easily be done indoors. Just be careful not to break something in the heat of the game. By searching a toy or treats hidden around the apartment, dog will practice its natural instincts and he engages his mind .
AGILITY TRAINING IN THE HALL
Exercise kennels in halls are not so widespread yet, but look around to see if enthusiastic dog owners have set up one in your area. If so, this is the best way to ensure that the dog has enough exercise even in bad weather. Such agility training it will cost him all his excess energy. But you can also build an obstacle course at home . Use pillows, broom handles or, for example, boxes.
Playing and exercising with your dog is a great way to spend time together. It's not always possible and the dog sometimes has to occupy himself . Make sure it has access to all your toys , you can buy him dog puzzles or sniffing blankets, which will provide him with mental stimulation and prevent him from inventing various pranks.
It will take more effort, but with a little creativity, your dog will stay active even in bad weather. Enough exercise has a positive effect on both his physical and mental health.