A wet nose, long fur, and a loving heart these might be words that you use to describe your dog. Did you know though that your dog might actually think of you differently? You may be considered boring if you don't take precautions against this. Here are some backyard ideas to delight your dog and relive his boredom.
One idea is to put up some things that will shelter your dog from the sun. Just like humans dogs also get hot in the summer months. Consider planting some trees to give your dog plenty of shady places to rest (and also to sniff). You may also want to build or buy a dog house. This will also provide a shady place for your dog to hangout or sleep.
Another idea that will delight your dog is to add a small kid sized pool in your yard. Many dogs love swimming, and this is a great way for them to get wet. It will also keep them cool during the summer months when it gets really hot.
A third idea that will make your dog's tail wag is to place several toys throughout the yard. Put some tennis balls out and some bones. This will ensure that when you are outside with your pet that he or she will have plenty of things to play with you.
Lastly, provide a place for your dog to dig. This can be a hole filled with dirt or sand. This will help your dog resist the urge to dig up your flowers or dig in other places where he or she shouldn't be.
Providing a fun place outside for your dog is really simple. It doesn't have to be very elaborate for your dog to enjoy his or her time outside. By incorporating these things into your yard you will have a best friend for life.