A cross between the Lhasa Apso and the Pomeranian, the La Pom is a gorgeous little dog with a spirited personality. These cuddly canines are lively, alert and always ready for action, but they're also charming and affectionate with the people they love.
But when you welcome a La Pom into your family, you can't just expect your dog to be happy if left to their own devices all day long. La Poms need exercise, mental stimulation and most importantly of all, the chance to spend lots of time with their people.
There are plenty of simple, fun activities you can enjoy with your La Pom, so here are a few you might not have thought of before.
When the weather is too miserable to go outside and you and your La Pom are stuck at home, it can sometimes be a struggle to find boredom-busting activities you and your pooch can enjoy together. But if you're looking for a fun and unique way to spoil your furry friend, baking them some homemade dog treats could be the paw-fect solution.
There are stacks of delicious dog treat recipes online, and your La Pom will love joining you in the kitchen to whip up a batch of tasty goodies. If they're on their best behavior, you might even want to let them lick the bowl as well.
If your dog loves the water, you probably don't need any excuse to take them to a dog-friendly beach so they can swim and splash around. But if you want to enjoy an extra challenge, get a workout and spend some quality time with your pet, the sport of stand-up paddleboarding is a paw-some choice.
There are many benefits to taking a paddleboarding adventure with your dog. You get to raise a sweat and build your core strength, while your dog gets the chance to go for a swim, explore plenty of new sights and smells, and enjoy a fun outing with you. What's not to love?
How heartbroken do you feel when you have to leave your dog behind in the morning as you head off to work? With their big, sad eyes watching you mournfully as you depart, it's hard not to think about them all day long while you try to concentrate on work.
But rather than leaving your pooch at home, why not take them to work for a day? Pets in the workplace can be great for morale and also encourage social interaction between co-workers, so you might be surprised just how many bosses would be willing to let your dog come into the office for a day.
Here's how to set everything up.