Letting your dog be bored
Think about what your life would be like if you spent all day lying on a bed or wandering around without any purpose. Dogs don’t have TV they can turn on and off at their own discretion, no smartphones with games, and no books to read. While this sounds like a vacation for some of us, it doesn’t feel that way when it’s your entire life.
A lack of activities isn’t just boring for your dog. It can cause them to exhibit bad behavior. For example, without someone to play tug-of-war with, your dog might chew your couch instead. Dogs may also scratch to the point they injure themselves or start biting their own paws. Too much inactivity can even cause depression, and you don’t want your furry friend feeling sad.
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