Ever wonder what it’s like to be stuck in a house for nine hours a day? Cooping up your pooch or feline for extended periods of time without multiple long walks a day can seriously effect their health. Overeating due to idle time is a reason why cats and dogs become overweight, and taking them out for 30 minutes to a hour daily can drastically improve not just their girth, but their mood and personality. Read more on why it’s important to exercise your four legged friends. — Global Animal
Try this little experiment: Ask a four-year-old to lie very still in a room by himself for six to nine hours, with no games, no books and no human interaction. Sure, he can look outside and watch other kids play – but he has to stay indoors.
When you return home, tell that child he can walk outside for 10 minutes, but then it’s back in for the night. Repeat this routine daily.