Swedish Cattle Dog is a lively, loyal little dog with a courageous heart. Also
known as the Swedish Vallhund, the Swedish Cattle Dog is becoming more popular
within the United States and for those who have added one to their family, you
understand they have specific exercise needs. The Swedish Cattle Dog is a
chatty breed and can become a nuisance barker when not given enough attention
or time to work and play. Since this breed has a propensity towards shyness
when not properly socialized, be sure to get your Swedish Cattle Dog out and
about as soon as possible.
Pajamas for dogs of all shapes and sizes are all the rage this season and you see on different social media platforms dogs showing off their new duds. An excellent way to show off your dog’s cute pajamas is to gather some of your friends and their dogs and host a doggy pajama party. You can purchase pajamas for your Swedish Cattle Dog either online or even in-store at pet specialty stores. When hosting a pajama party for your dog, send out invitations and tell your guests to bring their cutest doggy pajamas. During the pajama party, provide snacks and drinks for both your human guests and your canine guests. Have several toys out, ready for your canine guests. Keep your phone or camera handy for those adorable social media photo opportunities. A pajama party for your Swedish Cattle Dog can be hosted in any weather and is easy to put together. The cost of hosting a doggy pajama party will be moderate because of the cost of your dog’s pajamas, which can be pricey depending on where you purchase them.
There are many people who seem to be obsessed with their pets and post too many photos of them on their social media accounts. However, there are specific social media platforms that welcome all different types of pet photos and strive to make your companion a virtual star. You can also open a social media account in your dog’s name and make posts with videos and photos go viral with their various antics. Your Swedish Cattle Dog will probably enjoy all the attention heaped on them should they become an internet superstar. Starting a social media blitz for your Swedish Cattle Dog is easy and cheap, most social media platforms are free or cheap to use. Following your dog around their daily routine will probably provide you will fodder for your news feed, but you may also want to set up some photo shoots with props to draw more people in and liking your posts.
Everyone has probably played tetherball at some point in their life. The thrill of hitting a ball as it jumps and swings past you is one you may not soon forget. The same is true for your Swedish Cattle Dog, they will enjoy the thrill of the chase, albeit a short chase, and the excitement of tugging on a toy only to have it spring away from them so they can begin the chase again. You can make your own tether tug toy and pole or you can purchase a pre-made one at a relatively cheap price. Your Swedish Cattle Dog will enjoy a spirited game of tether tug in any weather, but would probably do best in cool or warm weather with no rain or snow in sight. Plan on your dog enjoying this game for about 30 minutes at a time, you can extend that time by getting out there and playing a little tether tug with them. Remember to give them time to rest and drink plenty of water.
Your Swedish Cattle Dog will probably be able to knock the socks off your friends with their intelligence, but you can take it one step further by teaching them a few tricks such as shaking hands, picking up their toys, or fetching you a beer from the fridge. Trick training takes time, consistency, and rewards for them to fully grasp what you are asking of them. But it is rewarding for both you and your Swedish Cattle Dog when you both can amaze your guests and enjoy time together.
Having a Swedish Cattle Dog can be challenging at times because of their propensity for barking when they become bored and their somewhat reserved or shy nature when not properly socialized. However, they can become one of the most loving, loyal companions you will ever know with a lot of time and energy on your part. Find activities that engage them mentally and physically and encourage them to play and have fun when out and about the neighborhood.