Back to School Tips for Your Dog

Back to School Tips for Your Dog

If you live in a busy family home, the back-to-school transition for your entire crew can be big. Bring your dog to school and out of trouble with these tips.

The school time has the same promise as New Year’s Day. Everyone is prepared to respond with energy and confidence to early bedtimes and routines. Harness your family’s routines and be sure that your dog has also a regular schedule. Just as your kids, your dog loves to have a routine and know what happens next. Be sure to feed him consistently, to play consistently with him and to make his day as relaxed as possible while he gets used to the transition from back to school. Speaking of routines, you might want to jump your dog for school drop off in the car. Take a break from your dog by enlisting it in a training program.

Your dog depends on time outside the house, on a walk, to get the exercise he needs to burn off extra energy. The daily walks of your dog are even more important than ever to fight off any bad behavior with the transition back to school. Try walking as a moment of calm in the morning before the chaos begins or as a moment of peace and quiet between you and your dog. Find a time that works for you and your family and stick to it in whatever case Your dog will thank you for it.

Lastly, potty accidents can arise during the transition from back to school. Your dog may not be for so long accustomed to staying alone at home or he may have fallen into some bad habits during the relaxed summer season. Consider sending it for potty training programs.