Countdown to Canine Joy: 24 Daily Activities to Enjoy with Your Dog Throughout December

December not only brings the festive spirit but also offers an excellent opportunity to bond with your furry companion in unique and joyful ways. This year, let's embark on a delightful journey with your dog by exploring 24 activities, one for each day leading up to Christmas.


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Day 1: Morning Yoga Session – Start the month with some stretching and bonding by incorporating your pup into a gentle yoga routine. 

Day 2: Create Dog-Friendly Treats – Spend the day baking homemade treats for your canine friend using dog-safe ingredients like peanut butter or pumpkin.

Day 3: Puzzle Toys and Games – Engage your dog's mind with puzzle toys or homemade games to keep them mentally stimulated.

Day 4: Nature Walk and Exploration – Take a scenic nature walk or hike together, allowing your dog to explore new sights and smells.


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Day 5: DIY Agility Course – Set up a mini agility course in your backyard using household items for a fun and active training session.

Day 6: Training Session – Dedicate time to teaching your dog a new trick or reinforcing existing commands through positive reinforcement. Our range of gourmet slices provide a great reward.

Day 7: Pet-Friendly Movie Night – Snuggle up with your furry pal and watch a pet-friendly movie, complete with cosy blankets and treats. 

Day 8: Doggie Spa Day – Treat your pup to a relaxing grooming session, including a bath, brushing, and nail trimming.

Day 9: Visit a Dog Park – If your dog is friendly, let them socialise and play with other pups at a local dog park for an afternoon of fun. If they’d rather spend time with you alone, why not hire a local dog park for some 1 on 1 time.

Day 10: Photo Shoot – Capture precious moments with your dog by arranging a themed photo shoot or simply snapping candid pictures together. Taking christmas photos by the tree is an essential part of any festive season!


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Day 11: Hide and Seek – Play a game of hide and seek with your dog, hiding treats or toys for them to find around the house.

Day 12: Treat fun - treat your dog to a long lasting treat, for some chewing fun. Festive favourites include turkey necks and sausage rolls

Day 13: Indoor Obstacle Course – Set up an indoor obstacle course using household items for your dog to navigate through.

Day 14: Dog-Friendly Cafe Visit – Find a pet-friendly café or restaurant and enjoy a festive meal or drink with your furry companion.

Day 15: Learn a New Walk – Explore a new area to add variety to your daily walks.


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Day 16: Canine Massage Session – Treat your dog to a relaxing massage session to help them unwind and relieve any tension.

Day 17: DIY Dog Toys – Get creative and craft homemade toys using old t-shirts or socks to entertain your furry friend.

Day 18: Play Outside – If weather permits, spend time outdoors playing outdoors. If your dog is especially young, elderly or just feels the cold, don’t forget a coat!

Day 19: Dog-Friendly Volunteer Work – Volunteer at a local animal shelter, participate in a pet-related charity event or give a donation to an animal charity.

Day 20: Try a new treat - variety is the spice of life! Why not use this time to introduce your dog to a new treat! 


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Day 21: Teach a New Game – Introduce a new game or activity to keep your dog mentally engaged and entertained.

Day 22: Relaxing Day – Take it easy with your dog by lounging together, cuddling, and enjoying each other's company.

Day 23: Visit a Dog-Friendly Shop – Take your pup on a shopping trip to a pet store where they can choose a new toy or treat.

Day 24: Christmas Eve Celebration – Celebrate the holiday together with special treats, toys, and quality time spent with your beloved dog.

As December unfolds, cherish these moments with your furry companion, spreading love, joy, and creating unforgettable memories. These activities not only strengthen your bond but also ensure a month filled with happiness and shared experiences.