Summer went fast, just like it always does. You and your kids may be ready to return to a normal routine, but for your dog, lazy days spent at home while everyone is back to school spell B-O-R-E-D-O-M. You already know a bored dog equals problem behaviors, including unwanted chewing and barking. Here is how you can keep Fido busy and relieve back-to-school boredom.
Get a New Routine
Tired dogs are good dogs, so what better way to start the day than with an invigorating walk? If you’ve let yourself slide into the habit of simply letting him outside, now is the perfect time to establish a new routine. See the kids on the bus and head right out for a speedy jaunt.
Try Doggie Daycare
If you’re heading back to work now that your kids are back to school, don’t leave Fido home alone all day. It’s a recipe for an anxious, as well as bored, dog. Check out your local doggie daycare situations, and leave him with other furry friends during the day. He’ll be tired and happy when you return, and your … Read Entire Post