Does an hour-long walk give your dog more energy instead of tiring him out? Some dogs seem to have endless amounts of energy. If you don’t want them bouncing around your house or becoming destructive, you need to find a way to tire them out. Walking around your neighborhood can get boring for both of you after a while. What can you do? Here are 10 simples tricks to tire out your active dog.
#1 – Use a flirt pole
You’ve probably seen this type of toy used for cats. It’s a plush toy attached to a string attached to a stick, and it looks like a fishing pole. Now, there are beefed up versions that are tough enough for dogs to play with. Use a flirt pole so your active dog can practice his hunting skills by pouncing and leaping on the toy as you move it around.