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How to Exercise Your Dog

One aspect to dog health that’s sometimes inadvertently overlooked is a dog’s mental health. Dogs seem to need little more than food, water and some basic care, but as pack animals they are really quite social — and like it or not you are a member of their pack.

Once you’ve established yourself as the alpha animal in the pack, it’s your job to offer your dog a daily routine, including some good work that it can understand. Folks with true working breeds know that a dog with no job is either happy tearing down the house (or worse) or simply very unhappy.