Most behavioral problems–and a lot of physical problems, as well–arise when a dog lacks enough mental stimulation, when he doesn’t have anything to look forward to. A good rule of thumb is to try and surprise your dog at least once a day with an activity or an outing. It keeps their minds engaged and their mental batteries charged. Some dogs, especially highly intelligent breeds like border collies and Australian shepherds, require far more stimulation and many surprises.
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