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Lab running too much at daycare?

Discussion in 'Labrador Chat' started by John Smith, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. John Smith

    John Smith Registered Users

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    Hi everyone. I have a 2 yr old American male Lab, He’s healthy,and has a good apitite. My concern is that when i leave him at daycare he will run constantly. Often i will pick him up at the end of the day he will pant for15-20 min before calming down. He eats in the morning but rarely will stop during the day for lunch.
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    John
     
  2. akc

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    Does he seem stiff after daycare (after he rests and then gets up)? That's generally how I gauge whether George has overdone himself.

    I'd say if he's not stiff he's probably doing ok - but you could check with your vet if you're concerned about his joints long term.
     
  3. Michael A Brooks

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    Hi @John Smith I would think about finding another day care. It is not good for the dog's health to be over-aroused to the point that a Lab will not eat his meal.
     
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  4. Beanwood

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    Absolutely agree with @Michael A Brooks, he sounds way overstimulated during the day and this is not good for him.

    Could you consider a dog walker or sitter for an hour or so to break up the day instead?
     
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