More Fun Ideas. Food Dispensing Toys. A great way to take boredom of feeding time is to put their food into a toy that will dispense the food when properly manipulated. . Dog Puzzle Toys. Lurchers are highly intelligent canines, being bred to ensure intelligence and reliability. . Nose Work Games. . Go find toy.
How do I keep my Lurcher happy?
A couple of 20-minute walks a day, plus the chance for a run (best in a safe, enclosed space) a few times a week will keep them happy. These noble hounds are actually couch potatoes who may sleep for as much as 16 to 18 hours a day on comfy bed or sofa, often with their legs stuck out at the most peculiar angles.
How often should a Lurcher be walked?
Lurchers require at least two walks a day, and need the option to stretch their legs out for at least one of their walks. Given they have a strong prey drive, many owners opt to keep their Lurchers on the lead when out and about.
How intelligent is a Lurcher?
Like border Collies, Lurchers are incredibly intelligent; so much so that they worked as messenger dogs in both World Wars. Lurchers are loving, loyal and very affectionate. After an extended play and run, they like nothing more than to curl up on the sofa with their faithful person.
Do Lurchers like cuddles?
If you chose to adopt a dog because you wanted to get more active, the lurcher is, perhaps, the wrong dog for you. They love their runs, but they tend to love their snuggles and naps more!