10 Easy Ways to Exercise Your Dog |
Dogs need regular exercise just like us, and developing a daily exercise routine is key when it comes to keeping our dogs physically and mentally fit. And although we've heard it before I think it's fair to say it's a problem many of us struggle with considering nearly 50% of dogs in the U.S. are overweight. The good news is when it comes to our dogs there are plenty of quick ways to add more exercise to their daily routine. And since many of these activities are interactive it means you'll be burning off a few extra calories as well. Here's 10 easy ways to exercise your dog. 1. Playing Frisbee When it comes to exercising your dog one of the easiest methods is playing a game of frisbee. I like to think of it as a game of fetch on steroids. Since I can toss a frisbee way further than a ball my dog ends up running a lot more between tosses, and all extra running means she's burning off a lot more energy. If you've never played frisbee with your dog I recommend starting with a soft disc