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How To Keep Your Dog Stimulated In An Apartment In Carmel

August 11, 2021
A family walking with their dog at a park.

Sometimes, your dog may have a more problems loving apartment life more than you. A spacious apartment floor plan helps, but your pooch needs to get their energy out, or she might become destructive.

Outside exercising, engaging toys, and canine play dates can all keep your dog stimulated in an apartment in Carmel, so both you and your pooch have a great apartment experience.

Wide open dog park at Carmel apartments.

Provide Your Dog With Plenty Of Outdoor Time

It can be tough keeping a dog stimulated in your apartment in Carmel if they don’t have places to explore. Without chances to exercise, your dog will look for more creative ways to get out their extra energy and could start destroying your things. To help your pet work off some of that playful energy, take them out for exercise at least twice a day. You can play frisbee at the dog run, go running, hike trails, or go strolling around your apartment community. Your dog will get the exercise they need, and you as well!

If your daily routine makes it difficult to exercise your dog every day, find someone else who can. Hire a dependable neighbor or friend to exercise your dog once a day or find a dog walking service or doggie daycare service. Many dogs love associating with a human friend or other dogs and the cost will be worth it if the company keeps your pup from getting bored and destructive.

Buy Fun Toys To Keep Your Dog Stimulated In Your Apartment In Carmel

Your pet needs more than just daily exercise. You can keep your dog stimulated in your apartment in Carmel with fun and interesting toys too. Provide your dog with lots of interesting toys that encourage curiosity, solving problems, and active play.

Toys that hold hidden treats give your dog a fun challenge. Purchase a doggy camera to watch, communicate with, and give treats to your dog while you’re away! Toys that make noise, roll, or light up keep your dog intrigued. And chew toys will keep them happy throughout the day. Or try creating an obstacle course in your apartment to keep your canine moving while you’re away.

Dog park at Carmel apartments.

Schedule Doggy Playdates

Getting social time is important for your pet as well. You like to get out of the house and socialize, and so do most dogs. If your pet is kept in your apartment 24/7, they might not learn how to interact with other people and pets. You don’t want them to be the dog who barks at everything and everyone and annoys your next-door neighbors.

Hanging out with other canines can keep your dog happy and friendly. Take them to visit family members with dogs or have them go to your apartment community’s dog park. Not only will your pooch like to see other dogs, but it’s a great way to meet your neighbors as well.

Bring Sparky Home To Lakeside Apartments

Residents and pets alike enjoy living at Lakeside Apartments! Our lovely community offers a variety of floor plans and amenities to handle everyone’s needs. To discover your next apartment at Lakeside, contact 317-344-8491 or schedule a tour with one of our Leasing Specialists.