As the temperatures begin to drop, we find ourselves spending more time indoors. But cold weather shouldn’t keep your pet from getting the exercise she needs. Check out these safe, indoor games that will help your pet stay active, healthy and strong.
For a great cardio workout, throw a ball up a flight of stairs and watch your dog or cat chase after it. But be careful with older and overweight pets who require lower impact exercises.
Roll a squeaky toy down a long hallway and have your dog fetch it. Or teach your dog to fetch various items, such as slippers or a newspaper. Teach your dog the names of some of his favorite toys and have him go fetch them from a pile.
Hide and Seek
Grab some treats and have your dog stay while you go hide them around the house. Start with some easy hiding spots and work your way up.
Homemade Obstacle Course