With the bank holiday approaching and the weather getting warmer, it is just the right time to go outdoors and spend these lovely days with your dog! Here is a short list of 8 things to do in the open air:
1.Go for a hike
Pack your bags and spend the whole day out hiking and discovering the outdoors! Don’t forget to plan ahead the appropriate routes according to your dog’s physical readiness, you can also consult your veterinarian to see if your doggo needs new vaccinations. Include a first-aid kit, enough water, snacks and maybe a dog coat depending on the weather. Your dog will enjoy the long walks on different paths and inclines as you get fresh air and exercise together!
2.Spend the night at a dog-friendly hotel
3.Teach new tricks
What better day to teach new tricks outdoors than the bank holiday! Either you will visit the nearby park or go into your backyard, look up some new tricks for your dog to learn. You can check out these tips on how to walk your dog without pulling on the lead.
4.Have a long road trip
If you have been wanting to discover the nearby cities with your best buddy, this long weekend is just the right time! Plan a nice route including the must-see places around and don’t forget to pack all the needs of your furry friend! Preparing a cosy designated place for your pooch in the car and planning your breaks according to the bathroom needs are also crucial.
5.Spare the day for dog care
The long-awaited full cleaning of your doggo in the backyard has arrived! After a full washing routine customized for your dog with these tips, don’t forget to include the cleaning of their ears and mouth and a final brushing. Lastly, clean your dog’s bed, toys, blankets and all the other stuff with a dog-friendly cleaning product. You can also check these steps for grooming at home.
If your doggo is as fond of the outdoor as you are, looking into the camping options nearby would be a great change. Don’t forget to check the lead requirements and rules of the campsite and make a reservation early on. When you are on the site, make sure your dog is always by your side and have plenty of toys. In case of any injuries, you can follow