Each dog has a unique set of needs for activity. Part of the fun of bringing a new dog home is learning what they enjoy and what activities you can enjoy together. It is normal for dogs to be most active in the morning and the evening, and nap throughout the day. Allowing dogs to rest is just as important as opportunities for physical exercise.
Some dogs do not have experience with any structured enrichment, start with easy games and toys and increase challenge as they are interested. Activities should be fun not frustrating, they will give up on things that are too challenging. Some dogs are stressed as they move into their new home and may not be ready to participate initially. When they have had a chance to settle in and feel safe, they will be able to display more curious and playful behavior.
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