Critter Corner: How to get a young, energetic dog its exercise fix

Dear Miss Behavin’: We have a young pointer mix who is super energetic. He gets at least an hour long walk daily but it never seems to be enough- he is constantly bouncing off the walls! What else can we do to manage his excitement?

A young excitable dog like yours, particularly a sporting breed, may need more exercise and stimulation than the average dog. Even an hour long walk may not satisfy his need to stretch his legs and run. Get him moving in your backyard if you have one by playing fetch or tossing treats and having him sniff them out. Running to sniff

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