Fall Activities You Can Get Your Pup Involved With.
If fall is your favorite season & you have a dog, then this article is for you!
The crisp air, crunchy leaves, delicious beverages, fall foods, and all of the fun festive activities make this season one of the nation’s most loved times of the year. Here are 6 activities you can do together now go have some autumnal fun with your furry bff!
Finding a local apple orchard is a great dog-friendly activity in the fall. Apple picking along with walking the orchard keeps your pet exercising while also enjoying some cuts of apple! Apples are a great source of vitamins A & C and are full of fiber.
That being said, make sure your pup doesn’t eat the whole apple. According to the AKC, the seeds contain a small amount of cyanide, a toxin that can harm your dog in large doses. The tough apple core and the stem could also choke your dog.
A lot of towns & cities create added charm during the fall time by crafting corn mazes.
These corn-cut paths make for a great way to walk your dog while also being something that you can enjoy. Most of the time, corn mazes will also include a pumpkin patch where you can pick out your favorite shape and size. You could even cut a little piece out from the inside as a healthy snack for your furry friend. Your dog will love it! Pumpkin is an excellent source of fiber and is full of antioxidants & vitamins.
LEAF PILE FUN!
Fun fall activities can happen even in your own backyard! Try raking up some fallen leaves and jumping in them with your dog. Create some fun obstacles for running & jumping too! *tip* Use some dog treats to entice your dog while playing
Another at-home activity for dogs is baking! YES! You can make your own doggie desserts at home! Simple ingredients are the key to DIY dog treats. You can check out this delicious recipe for pumpkin pupcakes on Crazyforcrust.com
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INDOOR MOVIE DAY
What better way to spend a Saturday night than cuddled up on the couch, eating some snacks & watching a scary movie with your pup? Their warm sweet company will make it less spooky too!
With the temperature dropping during autumn, going for a hike is a desirable activity during the season. Hiking allows you to take in the color-changing leaves & crisp air while also exercising your dog. Be sure to protect your dog from fleas & ticks and check their fur after your hike.
Whether you prefer to stay warm indoors or enjoy the fall air, there are plenty of things to do to get your dog involved!