She also gets a little nervous if thunder and lightning is involved, but she's not too bad about that part. Mostly, she just wants to be in the same room with everyone.
|Photo via Andrew Lynch|
So, if you're experiencing boring rainy days where you live here are a few ideas to help with the boredom. Don't be sad! Think of rainy days as a time you can spend some extra special moments with your furry pal, possibly doing activities that the two of you might not usually experience together.
Play Indoor Games
Since going outside is probably out of the question on most rainy days, try playing some indoor games with your dog. One of Shiner's favorite indoor games to play is tug of war. She is a very strong dog and usually wins.
|Shiner's PrideBites dog toy.|
There are lots of great toys for playing tug of war with. We recently got to try out a PrideBites dog toy and it's perfect for tug of war. That's what it's made for anyways. Also, for anyone interested in purchasing a PrideBites dog toy with your dog just use the code PAWSITIVELY at checkout to save 10%.
You can also try some fun dog puzzle games to keep your dog occupied for a little while. Shiner has a puzzle toy and is very food motivated so she loves it. There's also fetch, catch, hide-the-treat and find it... be creative and have fun!
Make Homemade Dog Treats
Rainy days are a perfect time to create some delicious homemade dog treats for your furry friend. Your dog will enjoy snoopervising you while you work in the kitchen and will also help with any clean up necessary! Here are a few tasty homemade dog treat recipes I've found lately that look super tasty -
- Fishy Fudge, homemade fish dog treats
- Watermelon Blueberry Star Popsicle
- Frozen Peanut Butter Treats
- Grain-free Coconut and Banana Dog Treats
- Peanut Butter Jello Easy Dog Treats
Pet Subscription Box
Subscribe to a monthly pet subscription box and save it for a rainy day when it comes in the mail. It will be like Christmas practically! We receive PetBox each month and love it. There are lots of things to keep you and your dog occupied. This is sure to put a smile on both of your faces and take away those rainy day blues.
|Can we open this already?|
Of course, I realize that waiting to open a PetBox could be difficult... I know I can hardly wait to open ours when it arrives in the mail. You can also use the special code PAWSITIVELY at checkout to save 10% on your PetBox order. Visit www.getpetbox.com to order.
Take a Nap
I don't know what is is about rainy days, but they are just perfect for napping. And who doesn't like a good nap? I know both Shiner and I enjoy them. Cuddle up under the covers with your dog and get some rest while the rain sprinkles on your rooftop. And just maybe, when the two of you wake up the rainy day blues will be gone!
|Come on - let's take a nap!|
Share with us your favorite rainy day activities that you enjoy with your dog in the comments!