Most of us have a daily routine. It helps keep us organized and gives us a sense of purpose. But did you know that even dogs can benefit from a routine? In fact, they likely need it more than we do!
Here are 4 reasons why you should make sure your dog has a routine:
Training is crucial to a dog’s safety and good behavior. It’s a good idea to set a fixed time for training every day (or every couple of days). Better yet, plan a weekly teaching schedule. This allows your dog to be ready and have his brain activated at the right time!
A routine for eating can help a dog to regulate their appetite. This prevents unwanted weight gain from overeating, or from irregular eating patterns. It also reduces the risk of gastrointestinal problems.
If your dog has a fixed schedule for going outside to use the bathroom, they are less likely to deal with accidents inside. Their bodies will align to the schedule.
Did you know that a very random schedule can cause stress, nervousness, and anxiety in dogs? A regular routine can help to keep a dog happy!
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