Physical Stimulation for Dogs
Debra’s Dog Den Provides Physical Stimulation to Keep Dogs Healthy & Happy
When you have to travel away from home, having good care for your dog is a primary concern. You may have had a negative experience with a boarding facility and are considering in-home pet visits for your dog’s care. At Debra’s Dog Den, serving Palm Beach County, we provide individualized attention and conscientious care for dogs, so you can travel without worrying about your pet.
Regular Exercise Is Essential for Dogs
Dogs are made to be on the move. Migration from one area to another is part of their evolutionary background. Regular exercise helps to promote strong muscles and flexible joints. It helps to manage weight to prevent a wide range of health problems. Exercise also helps to regulate mood and mental well-being. Getting out and moving is one of the most important ways you can promote good physical and mental health in your dog.
How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?
Some breeds have a background in hunting or herding. These animals may require more than a leisurely walk around the block twice each day. Other breeds are more sedentary, and trying to make them do a vigorous daily workout will be met with resistance, and maybe even injury. Larger dogs tend to need more exercise than smaller dogs, but this is not always the case. Young dogs tend to be more active. Senior dogs may need shorter, gentler workouts. Your veterinarian can provide information on how much exercise your type of dog requires to maintain good health and physical condition.
Behavior Problems Associated with Lack of Exercise
Lack of exercise can make dogs anxious and prone to destructive behavior. Dogs are designed for movement, and when they don’t get the exercise they need, they become unhappy and act out in various ways. Some may chew on furniture or pull the stuffing out of cushions. Others bark incessantly or pace the house. These problems can be avoided with frequent visits from your dog sitter, who will ensure your pet gets the right amount of exercise for his or her needs.
Make Debra’s Dog Den Your Pet Sitter for Your Next Vacation
Debra Kossoff uses her love for dogs and years of experience in dog care to ensure good health and healthy activity for dogs while their owners are away. Serving the Palm Beach County area, Debra’s Dog Den can provide walks, dog park visits, feeding, medication administration, mental stimulation, and lots of love for your pet. Call Debra’s Dog Den today to schedule care for your next vacation and see the difference in quality care for your dog while you’re away.