RoxieRules wrote:Holy cow! I am amazed at how many of you have multiple pets! A lot of them sleeping with you to! As far as fostering, good idea but i'm totally afraid that i'll get attached and will never, ever be able to give the doggie back. I wonder how many people can actually do that? seems impossible to me.
Adrianne wrote:I have used spring poles, flirt poles, treadmills, fetch up and down stairs, and furniture agility. We also have a pool at both houses which is beneficial for dogs who enjoy pools and those who don't. I have used a harness and cross leads across the pool or a pole lead and walk(swim) the dog around the pool.
Adrianne wrote:Best time to buy second hand treadmills is about a month after nye when everyones ny resolution has been given up
knitter4years wrote:Adrianne wrote:Fostering isn't for everyone. It's worth checking out though for sure.
I currently have 3 of my own and a roommates dog in a 4 bedroom home with a size-able yard.
I have in the past lived with 7 dogs(4 fosters, 3 keepers) in a small 3 bedroom home with a small yard. It's a lot of work but much easier when you know how to exercise the dogs in small spaces.
I recommend you talk to a local rescue and inquire about fostering a potential new family member, some shelters love the idea of trial homes, it helps the dogs as well.
What ideas do you have for exercising dogs in little spaces? I'm blessed with plenty of outdoor dog friendly places, but there's always different circumstances that happen. I could use your help on this matter.
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