Seasonal Pet Tip: Pets Fitness During the Winter

When the colder months of winter come, it’s time to get creative when thinking of ways to keep yourself and your pet active. We have some tips ready to give you a healthy dose of inspiration. Read on, and then get moving!

If you ever see a pet left on a warm day, and you suspect that their life may be in danger, here’s what you can do:

  1. Play indoors – games like hide and seek, tug of war, and fetch are great ways for your pet to stay active and bond with you. You both will have so much fun, you won’t even know you’re exercising.

  2. Sign your pet up for a fitness class – Indoor agility training, swimming, and other classes are available for dogs all year long. Not only will these classes keep your pet moving, they’re great ways for your pet to socialize with other pets.

  3. Take a brisk walk – if weather permits, take your pet for a walk outside. Days are shorter, so plan your walks for when it’s light outside. If you do end up walking your pet when it’s dark, make sure both of you are wearing reflective gear. Don’t forget to bundle up – yourself and your pet.

  4. Consider daycare – if you work quite a bit, and don’t want your dog to be cooped up at home all day, try taking him to daycare. There, he can play and socialize with other dogs.

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