What do you do when it’s too cold to let your dog exercise and play outside? Find ways to run out your dog’s energy inside

From creating your own agility course to feeding from a food puzzle or frozen Kong instead of a bowl, here are eight fantastic indoor activities for spirited canines.

But remember: When you’re playing games like fetch or running through your homemade agility course, it’s best to do these things on a carpeted surface — rather than on hardwood floors, which can be slippery — in order to lessen the risk of injury to your dog. Be safe, have fun and say goodbye to the winter blues!

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