Many dogs are characterized as "high-energy", whether based on their breed or just their own temperament. An energetic dog may need extra time on walks or a few additional rounds of catch at the dog park.
A hyperactive dog, however, isn't just a pet that needs to blow off a little extra energy. Hyperactive dogs truly have trouble calming down, seem to need more physical activity than any owner can give, and may have difficulty learning simple commands.
While a dog's hyperactivity can be frustrating, there are many strategies for owners to try. Here are some simple changes to you can make in order to help curb your pet's hyperactivity.