The Glen of Imaal Terrier is a rough and tumble terrier that is a bit more laid back than the typical terrier and usually only requires moderate exercise. Puppy Glens should not be expected to participate in strenuous activities until they are older. They do tire easily and need to rest often. Once your Glen has grown and matured, they will have more stamina and be willing to dive into almost any activity. There are several activities you can do with your Glen of Imaal Terrier that will help keep them in shape and happy. Even though they have moderate activity levels, they still need daily interaction or they can become a destructive and unhappy companion.
Teaching your dog to give you a high five is a simple and easy trick for them to learn. You will also impress your friends with your ability to trick train your Glen of Imaal Terrier! Giving a high five is one of the easiest tricks to teach your dog; it only takes about 15 minutes a day to teach. Training your dog to give you a high five can be done in any weather and in any place; to start you will probably want to work with your dog in a quiet place in your home to avoid unnecessary distractions. Once your dog has learned to give you a high five, you can practice the trick anywhere you go. This is a very cheap activity, it will only cost you a few treats each training session.
The Glen of Imaal Terrier is not a typical terrier. They are active dogs, but they are not high energy dogs like most terriers. As a puppy, the Glen should not be involved in any strenuous activities. However, when they are adults, they can participate in almost any activity that other terriers participate. They are a more laid-back terrier and only require moderate exercise to keep them happy and healthy.