Fall Activities for your Dog

Yorkie puppy carrying a leafWith fall approaching, our dogs check the weather blogs daily in anticipation of their favorite season. Fall is a cornucopia of activities our K9 companions live for. The following, incomplete list of activities are on many a dog’s fall itinerary.

 

  • Cool weather changes an older dog’s brain to the point where they figure a bout of the zoomies is a good idea. Father Time be damned.
  • With the grass dying in cooler weather, it makes it easier to spot the epicenter of the rabbit pellets for a proper roll.
  • Wetter weather means that they can take a nice mud bath right after the rabbit roll.
  • Leaf piles offer opportunities to demonstrate chaos theory and canine OCD.
  • Barking at trick or treaters.
  • Assuring Thanksgiving guests that they too, are allowed to share their turkey.
  • Observe the hypocrisy of humans’ insistence that dogs learn self-control while humans can’t make it through a football game (or match, depending on your version of football) without losing their bloody minds.
  • Abstract art via mud and linoleum media.
  • Playing pigs in a blanket with their favorite human.
  • Cocklebur collecting.

Whatever your dog’s favorite activity in the cooler weather, put the coffee in the pot or the kettle on the boil and go outside and enjoy your dog.

Cheers

Kevin

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