If your dog is a ball of energy, that vibrates without daily mental and physical exercise, then these tips are for you.
Training: The single most important thing you can do to tame your high energy dog is proper dog training. I cannot stress how important this is! In fact, if you have a high energy pup and have not consulted a professional trainer, then I implore you to stop reading this article and find a great trainer in your neighborhood. A professional dog trainer will be an invaluable resource for you and your dog.
Time Management: Aside from consulting a trainer, the second most important thing you can do to cool your dog’s jets, is to spend as much quality outdoor time together as possible. Walking your dog provides mental stimulation, physical exercise, chances for socialization, and opportunities for behavioral training. Moreover, it gets both of you out and about while helping to grow the bond you have with your dog.
However, quality walks and consistent training may still not be enough to slow your pup down. She also needs bonus activities that are both physically and mentally demanding. Below are a few tips and tricks that work for Uma and might be great ideas for your dog as well: