Let’s face it. It can be hard enough to motivate ourselves to go outside during winter, but it can be even more difficult encouraging your pets that dislike the cold to go outside too. Chilly weather or not, our pets do need their exercise!
By being creative with your pet’s entertainment during the cold of winter, you will be more likely to avoid unwanted behaviours as a result of boredom. There are many things you can do to encourage your pet to come outside with you for exercise, and here are just a few tips:
If you have tried everything and your pet is still reluctant to venture outside (or you are experiencing extreme weather), a great way to keep your pet stimulated is to engage them in extra activities indoors:
Whatever your techniques are to keep your pet active during winter, do make sure they have good access to shelter and water at all times!
Source – RSPCA Victoria