The human-pet bond is a unique relationship. And in times of uncertainty, the friendship of your pets may make quite an impact on your day. In fact, daily interaction may benefit the entire family. As you spend more time indoors, you may have the chance to spend more time with your pets. If you’re looking for a new way to bond with your furry friend, there may be a number of fun things to do with your dog or cat in the comforts of your own home. Read on to learn more about these fun and unique ways to bond and interact with your pets.
Fun things to do with your dog or
cat at home
Start a new hobby together
more time with your pet at home may give you the opportunity to start a new
activity. Chances are your pet will love the chance to spend more quality time
with you. Consider an activity that may challenge or enrich your pet’s day. For
example, an interactive game like a pet scavenger
hunt or DIY
dog agility course may give you both the chance to learn and grow together.
Every family member may benefit from the chance to let loose and play. Also, if you have a puppy or kitten, playtime may be a great way to incorporate training throughout your pet’s day. Consider creating your own DIY homemade cat toys for your kitten or work on basic training commands with your puppy. Your pets grow and develop quickly, so interactive play is essential for their overall well-being.
Throw a party
Did your pet recently pass a milestone? Is someone in the family celebrating a graduation, birthday, or special event? Consider throwing a small intimate family party to celebrate the event or big life moments. It’s a fun thing to do with your dog or cat and the whole family can participate and join in on the fun.
Create an indoor pet space
Every pet needs a space to call their own. A dog or cat may benefit from a dedicated space in your home where they can relax and retreat to if needed. Consider a DIY garden for your cat or a play area for your puppy. By taking the chance to include more pet-friendly items like furniture, toys, and bedding it may become the ideal cat and dog-friendly home.
Enjoy some quality time
There’s nothing like taking a few minutes for yourself, and this includes your pets! Consider spending some quality time with your best friend by taking a nap on the couch. These small moments can mean so much to your best friend. Naturally, your pet will certainly love the extra cuddles and attention.
Interaction and activity may help
bond with your pet
spend more time at home, consider ways you can interact and engage with your
pets. The interaction may be beneficial for the entire family and the unlimited
kisses and cuddles for your furry friend certainly may add a boost to your day.
What are some of your favorite fun things to do with your dog or cat at home?
is a digital content writer and editor for Trupanion. She spends her workday writing for the Trupanion blog. She loves writing about pets, being inspired by pets, and luckily gets to hang out with her rescue dogs all day long. In her free time, she enjoys exploring and traveling with her family. Her work has been featured on the DOGTV blog, KitNipBox blog, Get Your Pet blog, Fansided, among many others.