Get Your Pup Active In Indoor

Get Your Pup Active In Indoor

 

While dogs need time outdoors to sniff, explore and romp, an occasional indoor workout can add variety to their daily activities.

  • Dogs need a minimum of 20 minutes a day of vigorous exercise that will keep their heart rate up, and more if they're overweight
  • While dogs need time outdoors to sniff, explore and romp, indoor workouts can add variety to their daily activities
  • Tug of war and fetch can both be modified for heart-pumping indoor play
  • Indoor obstacles courses, using pillows, chairs, broom handles and cardboard box tunnels, provide both mental and physical challenges
  • Hide and seek, stair aerobics and scavenger hunts can also get your pup moving even when you don’t want to venture outdoors

Cold weather during the dog days of winter may leave you — and your pup — tempted to stay indoors, but regular exercise is still important. Fortunately, when you’re cooped up inside, whether it’s too frigid or too stormy to venture outdoors, there are still ways to get active.

Dogs need a minimum of 20 minutes a day of vigorous exercise that will keep their heart rate up, and more if they're overweight. Ideally, We recommend you strive for an hour of rigorous exercise a day with your dog if you’re looking to maximize their health span and lifespan. 

 

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