It’s cold out. The days are getting shorter. Sure, making your winter dogs wear booties never seems to get old, but when cold weather is here to stay and cabin fever has truly set in, it’s time to try out some new winter hobbies!
Once you’ve had your fun with mutts in mittens and boxers in boots, try out some of these alternate forms of winter entertainment.
Justify making your dog wear clothes
Take fetch to the next level
But be careful not to let it get out of hand!
Teach your dog to mush
I mean, how crazy is this Iditarod training run?
Check out the drag at 2:08—these dogs have real pull!
Capture your dog’s likeness in snow
Refine your technique
Really refine your technique!
Added bonus? You get to use chainsaws!
Let your dog help with chores
From flail to flip in no time!
And when all else fails? Frequent naps!
Napping is better with friends
But even soloists can perfect their technique!
Winter Dog Tips: The Longer Edition
In all seriousness, you and your dog can still enjoy plenty of activity during the colder months. Here’s further reading to get you started!