I am a proud owner of a Doberman and I am always looking for ways to keep my furry friend active and entertained. My dog is extremely energetic and I often struggle to find activities that can keep up with his energy levels. I am looking for some suggestions on what kind of activities are best suited for a Doberman and how I can incorporate them into my daily routine.
Currently, I take my dog for a long brisk walk every morning, but I feel like that's not enough to tire him out completely. I'm also considering taking him on regular jogs or runs but I'm not sure if that would be too much for him. Additionally, I try to play fetch with him in the park but he loses interest after a while, so I'm not sure what other games or activities I could try.
I would really appreciate any tips or ideas on how I can keep my Doberman active and engaged. Thank you in advance for your help!
I also have a Doberman and one activity that has worked really well for her is bikejoring. It's a sport where your dog is attached to a harness and runs alongside your bike. It's a great way to help your Doberman burn off their excess energy and build their endurance.
Another activity that I have found helpful is enrolling your Doberman in obedience classes. These classes are a great way to socialize and train your dog, and they also provide them with mental stimulation which can make them tired and more relaxed.
Interactive games like hide-and-seek and scent work games are great for mental stimulation and are also fun for your dog. You could hide treats around the house or yard for them to find or play scent work games where they have to sniff out certain objects.
Lastly, I have found that switching up our walking routes has helped keep my Doberman interested and engaged during walks. We try to visit new parks or trails every week, which provides a change of scenery and new smells for her to explore.
I hope these suggestions help you in keeping your furry friend active and happy!