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Fun activities to do with your Doodles when it's too cold to play outside.

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Treadmill

Started by Azure & Muppet. Last reply by Rich and Sandy Adams Feb 9, 2012. 6 Replies

I've trained Muppet to walk/run on our treadmill. I used treats in the beginning, but gradually faded them out for obvious reasons. It's an effective form of exercise, but he doesn't enjoy it like…Continue

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Doggie Indoor Basketball

Started by Jane, Guinness and Murphy. Last reply by Jennifer,Chloe & Myla Jul 17, 2011. 5 Replies

Here's an idea for an indoor game that I just found. I'll try to get video of it later today.All you need to play is a bucket, a tennis ball and a Doodle. Here's how it works...1) Leash your dog and…Continue

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Winterscizing your Doodle

Started by Nancie & Gracie Doodle Dec 12, 2009. 0 Replies

I got this bit of information from Spash Dogs and thought I would share it with you.Dogs, like humans are more inclined to gain weight over the winter months due to inactivity and of course those…Continue

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Comment by Karen, Jasper and Jackdoodle on January 26, 2014 at 4:48pm

To keep his brain busy, Kyoko! That tires them out too! 

Comment by Kyoko on January 26, 2014 at 4:14pm

I have been teaching them little tricks. Today, I taught Pinot to sit in the small basin. For what? I have no idea!! LOL

Comment by Jay, Lola and Colonel Esau on March 25, 2013 at 8:11pm

Glad to have discovered this group.  I live in Chicago, which was recently voted the #1 dog-friendly city in American (I'm not sure by whom, or what that even means) - and while there is a ton of great stuff to do when the weather is nice, it's hard in the winter.  Look forward to hearing what people have to suggest.

Comment by Nicky, Riley & Boris on January 10, 2012 at 4:29am

What a great idea for a group.  I just spotted this now and am looking forward to getting some ideas.  for two days last week we didn't get out due to torrential rain so we were playing indoors!

Comment by Taylor & Huff on January 2, 2011 at 3:46am
what a sweet video
Comment by Jane, Guinness and Murphy on December 13, 2009 at 5:40am
Pat, I love this video! These dogs are amazing. My favorite is the poodle (I think it was a poodle) climbing the ladder.
Comment by Pat & "Tucker" on December 12, 2009 at 3:57pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUtPKbMwnRo&NR=1&feature=fvwp
Here is something to keep mom and doodle busy in the next 2 weeks- inside activity. Take a look. Happy Holidays
Comment by Nancie & Gracie Doodle on December 11, 2009 at 10:22pm
Yep, I know what you mean Jane. I spend a lot of time on my stomach or knees looking for balls. I always know because she has her snout under the sofa and is softly moaning. We now keep those "gripper" thingies that you can buy at Home Depot under all the sofas!!! They look like big scissors but are for getting things in high places or picking up things if you can't bend over. Ours are specifically for Gracie's balls!!! lol
Comment by Jane, Guinness and Murphy on December 11, 2009 at 4:16pm
Thanks for sharing this Nancie and Gracie! I love this idea. The only problem I have with tennis balls is that they always seem to roll under furniture and then I'm down on my stomach with the yardstick trying to get them out. Maybe I should gate off an area, put them all in a basket like this, and then let Guinness go to town.
Comment by Nancie & Gracie Doodle on December 11, 2009 at 3:16pm
Well, it is one of those rare rainy days in sunny San Diego. We had rain last week and they predict on/off rain for the next three days. My Gracie Doodle is not use to rainy days since we are in our 7th year of a drought!! So, I put all her tennis balls in a pillowcase and washed them. Then gave her the basket of clean balls to play with on her blanket. I can hear the jingle bells around her neck as she is happily playing with all the balls. She chews, gathers them and rolls them around. She is good entertaining herself until she decides to dunk one in her water bowl or roll it under the sofa!!!



 

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