Top 5 Reasons to Walk Your Dog
Apr 23, 2019
The Walk is hands down, one of the best tried and true forms of dog exercise and enrichment! Learn our Top 5 Reasons to Walk Your Dog!
Cheerful Hound's Top 5 Reasons to Walk Your Dog
#1 - Embrace Their Natural Instinct and Help Them To Explore
Dogs are naturals when it comes to exploring! A walk is a great way to nurture your dog's curiosity and allow them to explore and become familiar with their surroundings.
#2 - Mental Enrichment
As your dog experiences the sights, sounds, and smells on their outdoor adventure, it provides an excellent source of mental stimulus as they take it all in and interpret the world around them.
"What dog was here before me?", "What is that smell?", "Where are we going?"
#3 - Exercise!
Walking the dog has long been known as a great way for you and your dog to stay active and physically healthy, but it's also part of a well-rounded life! Exercise is also a great outlet for you and your dog to burn off excess energy. It's a simple, easy, and fun workout for you and your dog!
#4 - Bonding Time
Give your dog some quality time and build trust and a stronger relationship by experiencing a new adventure together.
#5 - Training Opportunity
The walk serve as a great training opportunity to practice walking on a leash, moving together as a unit, and teaching your dog how to handle distractions such as passing cars, bikes, pedestrians, runners, kids or dogs.
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