Doggy Cabin Fever: 5 Ways We’re Breaking Up The Boredom
Well, I don’t know about you but February is always that month that is hardest for us to get through. It’s been rainy and cold for far too long and that itch for something bright… something warm is hitting…HARD. Sprinkle in COVID and…. cabin fever has officially set in!
When we get a little stir crazy, you better believe the dogs get that way too! So what do we do when this happens? Well- here we share a few of the simple things that are keeping our multidog household entertained!
1. Doubling down on walks/outings: During times like this, we double down on our walks! Rainy and cold outside for days? Well bundle up! Throw on your extra warm gear. Grab your dog’s sweater and paw protectors if needed and head out for that walk. While it’s tempting to stay inside when the weather is rainy and cold, some of our best parts of my day have happened when we have gotten dressed and get outside. We usually pick moments between the rain and go for 2 or 3 walks just to get us outside. Sometimes we jump in our car and drive over to the nearest trail. Even though Becca can not go very far, she still loves the new scents we find at new trails and we love the mini-trips to break up the monotony. For our walks in the neighborhood, we always have ample towels by the front door to wipe off paws when we come in from walking in the weather. We also make sure everyone has weather appropriate gear.
3. Workout Sessions inside: who has tried to workout with your dog nearby? Our dogs ALWAYS want to be involved. Whether they are roughhousing in excitement in the background or just happy to come up and say ‘hi’, it is always a good time and can help get your blood flowing. This doggy yoga video is a lot of fun too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Jq-KO90Hss
Do you guys have any fun tips for breaking up the monotony of being copped up inside? Share below!
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