Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Pup Fit During National Pet Month
Sainsbury's Money Matters blog have provided Absurd Design with a super cool info graphic for the National Pet month- May! Including some great ideas for exercising your dog regularly. Exercising with your dog has numerous benefits, from building trust to improving their health.
This National Pet Month show appreciation for your four-legged friend by trying different and creative canine fitness activities. Absurdly, 1 in 3 dogs are overweight! So it's really important to workout your pup & enjoy the sunshine while you're at it.
Here are a few examples from Sainsbury's :
Setting up an obstacle course or playing tug-of-war with your pup is a fun fitness activity that you can do at home. If you’re the competitive type, why not take your dog out for some Treibball where they have to herd and drive large balls into a football goal. Canicross is also a great activity as it allows for both owner and dog to get a workout in as you run cross country together. With summer approaching, you could also take your dog out for a swim to show off their doggy paddle skills.
Keep in mind that you should exercise your dog daily, if you’re concerned about how much exercise your dog requires, speak to a pet health professional or vet. Read about these workouts and their benefits in this guide to exercising your dog by Sainsbury’s Bank.