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Puppy boredom

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by woodwitch, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. woodwitch

    woodwitch PetForums Member

    Jun 2, 2010
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    How do you keep an 8 week old puppy from becoming bored?

    I'm having work done on my house at the moment, so lots of scaffolding/workmen around at the moment and Ozzy is scared to go outside when they're here, which doesn't help. But he's got so much energy at the moment, he gets bored with his toys easily, and usually resorts to nipping to try and get us to play with him.

    Have bought him more toys, but that's not an ideal solution!

    I'm so looking forward to the day when I can just put a lead on him and take him for a nice long walk, but that seems so far away. To be honest, I think we're both getting cabin fever!
  2. rona

    rona Guest

    Get yourself a sling and pop him in and get out and about, good for you, good for pup :thumbup:
  3. Spanish

    Spanish PetForums Junior

    May 27, 2010
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  4. billyboysmammy

    billyboysmammy PetForums VIP

    Sep 12, 2009
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    oooh lots of games....

    plastic drink bottle with a couple of treats in in the kitchen to play "football" with.

    outside: freeze water and meat juices (or some other flavour juice the dog likes) together in an old margarine tub... empty out and have fun watching the pup chase after the nice cold treat!

    Kong - stuff and freeze

    training! - training stimulates the brain and so tires them out as much as physical excercise

    hide n seek - hide little tidbits around the hosue for him to find
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