spring fun with your dog
Spring Fun For Your Dog
Spring is about to arrive, which means you will want to spend more time outdoors. With longer daylight
hours and warmer weather, who can blame you? Don’t let your dog miss out on the fun! Enjoy these
springtime activities with your pup when the weather finally breaks.
  • Head to the water. Whether it’s a lake, river, or stream, dogs love to play around in the water. Let your dog explore the flowing water to see what they can find or toss a ball into the current and let your pup chase it around. It’s a great form of exercise for them, and just as entertaining for you to watch! Optimal play temperatures are between 60 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Take a spring sprint. Winter can leave you and your dog feeling a little cooped up. The arrival of warmer weather means you can work up a sweat outdoors and take your dog along! Walking, jogging, or running with your dog is a great way to bond and get a good workout in. You can also bike or rollerblade with your dog at your side. No matter what kind of physical fitness you're into, your dog will love it all the same.
  • Go camping. If you’re going away for the weekend, you don’t always have to kennel your dog or find someone to sit for them. This is especially true if you’re a camping family! Camping can be fun for dogs of all breeds and sizes, as they love the great outdoors. Look for dog-friendly cabins, parks, and campgrounds in your area, then pack up the car and head out into the wilderness. Bring plenty of water, treats, and food for the both of you. You’ll need fuel as you hike the trails and enjoy the smells of nature. Worried about your do running off? Stay Dog offers collars and leashes to keep your dog safe and comfortable while you’re out and about on the camp ground.
  • Create a fun zone. If your neighborhood is extremely dog friendly, a large, make it your job to create a safe space for them to all play together this spring. Fill a centralized court yard or breezeway with dog toys and activities. When the sun is shining, meet up with other neighborhood dogs for a play session. Whether you live in an apartment complex or a condo association, you can create a fun, safe space for your dog (and even the other dogs in the neighborhood) to play with an Invisible Fence. If space is scarce, you can always orchestrate a meet-up at a local park. Just make sure to let the other pet owners know the date and time of the meet!

 

Enjoy this spring with your furry friend! Stay tuned to Stay Dog for all the best news in pet care and fun.