A lot of dogs are turned into animal shelters because of behavioral problems. Shelters are full of dogs that chewed up things around them, dug up the garden or bark every time someone comes around.
If your dog seems hyper or overly-excited, this is probably because they are bored or they lack adequate exercise and socialization. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to restore calm to your furry friend. Keep reading as we give you some tips on how to get your hyper dog to relax.
Exercise your dog more
Some dogs have a lot of stem to burn off. That said, make sure your dog is getting plenty of exercise so as to make sure that he can burn all those extra energy. Play fun games with your dog, take him on long walks or get him to swim in the pond. Find new ways to get him physically active. Remember, a worn out dog is rarely hyper.
Visit your veterinarian
Visit your veterinarian to get to the bottom of the problem. It can also be very helpful if you can provide a video of your dog while acting out, rather than just by describing the behavior.
If your vet thinks that your dog is suffering from hyperactivity disorder, he/she may prescribe a medication.
Check your energy level
If you have a hyper dog, one of the most important things to remember is that we should always remain calm. Any energy you project can affect the energy of your dog. If heis bouncing off the walls and is out of control, try your best to remain calm and project calm energy to him.
As much as you love your pet, a hyper dog can be a real pain to handle. If you have done all the tips mentioned above, then it might be a good idea to enroll your dog in an obedience class. This will help exercise his mind, improve the bond between you and your dog and establish yourself as a pack leader.