7 Month Old Puppy With Low Energy
by Mr Madeira - (Wood in Portuguese)
We have a Mini girl, about 7 and one half months, 22 lbs. She is pretty much the most idealistic dog ever. Smart, knows tons of tricks and obedience etc... My only concern is with her energy level. She lasts maybe 2 max 3 throws with the ball and she just wants to run to the shade and lie down. She would sleep pretty much all day if we let her. We are an extremely active family and wanted an extremely active dog but she is just a lazy bum. We love her to death and she is super sweet but her energy levels are just not what we are hoping for. Do we just need to be patient and she'll get more energy soon or are we pretty much doomed on having a couch potato forever?
Yes we are feeding her good food, (taste of the wild stuff.)
Yes we are always super positive and upbeat in our play sessions.
Any recommendations on what to do to get her more energy and be able to want to play longer. She lasts maybe 3 mins. Is this normal for a puppy this age? When can we be expecting more energy?