Your dog is big. Your dog is lazy. You should keep reading this article! Just because your pup is a large and lazy dog doesn't meant that they can't partake in super fun activities. There are plenty of things for your big tired pup to do. So let your dog rest a little, give them a good pat to get them excited and then get ready to have some fun! And don't worry pooch, the comfy couch will be waiting for you when you're done!
Everyone enjoys a nice spa day, even dogs! Get your dog ready for a day of pampering and relaxing, something they will love. Lazy dogs especially enjoy spa days as they do not need to exert too much energy to be smothered with affection. In fact, this will probably be your big lazy dog's favorite activity! Laying around the house while someone dotes on you? Sounds like something any pooch (or human) would love! So plan a bunch of dog spa related activities at home or check out an actual dog spa in your neighborhood. If there is one nearby, your large lazy friend will probably want to become a frequent customer.
Sometimes dogs seem lazy or unwilling to play simply because they want somebody like themselves to play with. Don't take it personally! Your dog may just want to play with other dogs. The solution is simple - find your dog a friend! No, this doesn't mean you need to run out and adopt another pup (unless you want to!). Head to a dog park, doggy playground or invite one of your human friends who owns a dog to come and play. Play dates for pups can be just what your big lazy dog needs to get excited! So let's get started to find that dog a friend!
If your dog is particularly lazy, then they probably have a favorite spot where they like to lounge around all day. Why not spruce that area up? Giving your dog's favorite hang out spot a quick renovation will excite your dog and also brighten up your home by keeping your dog's area fresh and clean. You can choose to make this activity as inexpensive or as pricey as you would like. Your dog will love sleeping on a cozy old blanket just as much as a four post, all wood, gold gilded doggy bed! As long as the area is comfy, your pup will be happy
Even lazy dogs like small walks to help stretch their legs. You don't need to walk far for your dog to be refreshed. A quick 5 minute walk will please most lazy big dogs
Teach your pup to catch dog treats in their mouth while laying down - a perfect skill for a big lazy dog. Throw treats in your pup's direction and see if they can catch them without having to get up! Just a treat or two per session, though! You don't want your lazy dog to gain weight.
Big lazy dogs can be some of the best pups around. They don't require too much effort from you to be happy. However, they do still need love and attention. These activities are a great place to begin to get your dog more involved while also celebrating the fact that they are just a lazy pooch! See which activities your dog likes best and, you never know, they may start being more active after having so much fun!