Golden Bullmastiff Retrievers are a stunning large breed that is a "pawfect" combination of Golden Retriever and Bullmastiff. With the appearance of a giant but the gentleness of a retriever, this pooch is ideal for dog lovers of all ages.
The Bullmastiff breed has a relatively low energy level with minimal exercise requirements. This quiet companion makes for an excellent watchdog. Golden Retrievers, like Mastiffs, are known for their devotion to their owners. This, coupled with their obedience and friendliness, along with their higher energy and affection levels, makes the combination of breed literally a friendly giant. Keep in mind Bullmastiff Retrievers don't tend to like hot and humid weather, which is why this article provides you with both indoor and outdoor activities to do with your pooch!
As Golden Bullmastiff Retrievers need daily exercise, there's a variety of ways to get your pup's blood flowing, without requiring too many materials. The retriever in this breed makes it so these pups enjoy active games and obedience lessons, which is why visiting the park is the "pawfect" place to begin your day!
Depending on your pup's obedience level, you may want to consider beginning in a park that is fenced-in, such as a dog park. Public parks are generally free and the only materials you are going to need is a leash and a toy to toss for your pooch. If you live in a humid location, remember that Golden Bullmastiff Retrievers do not do well in extreme heat or humidity, so visiting the park on a moderately warm or cool day would be a "pawsitive" choice for your pup, especially if they’re exerting lots of energy. If it is a hot day, keep your visit short or check out one of the indoor activities you can try with your Golden Bullmastiff.
Tug-of-war is an easy exercise for your Golden Bullmastiff Retriever, and it can be done anywhere! If you want to get some additional exercise and couple this activity with activity one, just bring along a rope for your pup with you when you head to the park. The activity is also easy to modify for doing right inside of your own home, as long as you have enough space for you and your pup to play safely. Remember to be in an area with no breakables -- better safe than sorry!
Tug-of-war is as simple as "wrestling" with your pup over an object. Using a rope is the easiest toy, but you can also substitute the rope for a different toy, as long as it's large and durable. You want to use something the won't rip or tear, if your pup gets "ruff" with it!
As you can see, there’s a variety of ways to entertain your Golden Bullmastiff Retriever. "Fur-tunately", for the most part, all activities are free or relatively cheap, depending on the toys you use and the treats your pup enjoys.
Swing by the local park for all three activities, or try all three from your own home, depending on your accommodations! Whatever you decide to do, from playing toss the toy to getting competitive with tug-of-war or reinforcing obedience with training, you’re bound to have a “pawsitive” experience with your Golden Bullmastiff Retriever when you try any one of these activities!