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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.

When you’re in a Carmel apartment with a canine companion, you need to make it entertained without the space that a house and backyard offers. A modern apartment floor plan helps, but your pooch needs to be entertained, or he might get curious and destroy things.

Outdoor exercise, engaging toys, and doggy play dates can all keep your dog stimulated in an apartment in Carmel, so both you and your pooch have a great time spent renting.

Wide open dog park at Carmel apartments.

Give Your Dog Plenty Of Outdoor Activity

It can be tough keeping a dog stimulated in your apartment in Carmel if they don’t have much room. Without regular exercise, your dog may look for other ways to get out their extra energy and could start chewing on shoes and other items. To help your dog work off some of their active enthusiasm, take them out for exercise at least two times a day. You can play frisbee at the dog run, go on a run, find some new trails, or take a stroll around your apartment community. You and your pet will both get the physical activity you need!

If your work schedule doesn’t let you exercise your dog every day, find someone else who can. Hire a trusted or friend to exercise your dog every day or use a professional dog walker or doggie daycare service. Many dogs love being around other humans or dogs and the expense will be well worth it if the company keeps your four-legged friend from becoming bored and destructive.

Find Interesting Toys To Keep Your Dog Stimulated In Your Apartment In Carmel

Your dog needs more than just daily exercise. You can help keep your dog stimulated in your apartment in Carmel with the right toys too. Provide your dog with lots of fun playthings that promote curiosity, problem-solving, and fun play.

Toys that hide treats challenge your dog in a fun way. Purchase a doggy camera to observe, interact with, and provide treats to your dog when you’re out! Toys that squeak, roll, or light up keep your dog intrigued. And chew toys will keep them content for hours. You can even set up an obstacle course in your living room to keep your dog active while you’re away.

Dog park at Carmel apartments.

Plan Doggy Playdates

Getting social time is important for your dog 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 dogs. You don’t want them to be the dog who barks at everything, everyone and bothers your neighbors.

Hanging out with other dogs can keep your dog happy and friendly. Pack them in the car when you visit friends and family with dogs or have them play at your apartment community’s dog park. Not only will your pooch like to socialize, but it’s a wonderful way to chat with your neighbors as well.

Bring Sparky Home To North Haven Apartments

Residents and dogs alike enjoy living at North Haven Apartments! Our beautiful community offers lots of floor plans and amenities to meet everyone’s needs. To reserve your next apartment at North Haven, call 317-350-1875 or schedule a tour with one of our Leasing Specialists.