5 Ways to Tire Out Your Dog INDOORS (Mentally and Physically)

 

The Curse of The Modern Dog: Boredom

A lot of dogs these days have an easy life:

  • they don't have to go scavenge for their food to stay alive
  • they're kept safe and warm indoors
  • their physical health is taken care of

But the trade-off for this kept lifestyle is that dogs now have ample opportunities to be bored.

 I'll bet you this is a portrait of most dogs most days :)

I'll bet you this is a portrait of most dogs most days :)

The typical modern dog spends the majority of the daytime hours napping, waiting for his people to return from wherever they go each day.

And when the humans do get home, they are often too tired or busy to spend quality time with the dog outside. It's totally understandable (from the human's perspective) but the dog still needs an appropriate outlet to release his pent up mental and physical energy.

So how to break the curse?

This infographic lists a few simple ways that you can use household items and little creativity to give your dog essential mental and physical stimulation - all without leaving your house! 👍 

Feel free to share with your friends who are busy... and have dogs. And comment below if you try any of these activities with your dog!

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