High Energy Dogs Products
Must-Haves for High-Energy Dogs
Ball
As mentioned above, boisterous dogs need to work off that extra energy and a simple ball is a great tool. Throw it in the yard, in the house, or out on walks to get your dog running.
Best Overall Dog Ball
Best Overall Dog Ball
GoughNuts Interactive Ball Dog Toy, Red
Best Overall Dog Ball
GoughNuts Interactive Ball Dog Toy, Red
GoughNuts Interactive Ball Dog Toy, Red
More Info
+
GoughNuts Interactive Ball Dog Toy, Red
Most Durable Ball
Most Durable Ball
KONG – Extreme Ball – Durable Rubber Dog Toy for Power Chewers, Black – For Medium/Large Dogs
Most Durable Ball
KONG - Extreme Ball - Durable Rubber Dog Toy for Power Chewers, Black - For Medium/Large Dogs
KONG - Extreme Ball - Durable Rubber Dog Toy for Power Chewers, Black - For Medium/Large Dogs
More Info
+
KONG – Extreme Ball – Durable Rubber Dog Toy for Power Chewers, Black – For Medium/Large Dogs
Best Indoor Ball
Best Indoor Ball
Chuckit Indoor Ball Dog Toy
Best Indoor Ball
Chuckit Indoor Ball Dog Toy
Chuckit Indoor Ball Dog Toy
More Info
+
Chuckit Indoor Ball Dog Toy
Tug Toy
A vigorous game of tug is another great way of helping your dog use some of that pent-up energy in a constructive manner.
Best Overall Tug Toy
Best Overall Tug Toy
GoughNuts TuG Dog Toy, Black, MaXX
Best Overall Tug Toy
GoughNuts TuG Dog Toy, Black, MaXX
GoughNuts TuG Dog Toy, Black, MaXX
More Info
+
GoughNuts TuG Dog Toy, Black, MaXX
Best Rope Tug Toy
Best Rope Tug Toy
Booda Fresh N Floss Spearmint 3-Knot Rope Dog Toy, Large
Best Rope Tug Toy
Booda Fresh N Floss Spearmint 3-Knot Rope Dog Toy, Large
Booda Fresh N Floss Spearmint 3-Knot Rope Dog Toy, Large
More Info
+
Booda Fresh N Floss Spearmint 3-Knot Rope Dog Toy, Large
Best Plush Tug Toy
Best Plush Tug Toy
GoDog Checkers Chew Guard Rooster Squeaky Plush Dog Toy, Skinny Large
Best Plush Tug Toy
GoDog Checkers Chew Guard Rooster Squeaky Plush Dog Toy, Skinny Large
GoDog Checkers Chew Guard Rooster Squeaky Plush Dog Toy, Skinny Large
More Info
+
GoDog Checkers Chew Guard Rooster Squeaky Plush Dog Toy, Skinny Large
Long Line Leash
High energy dogs should ideally get plenty of off-leash walks so they have an opportunity to run around, but we know that isn't always possible. Long line leashes are ideal to give your dog some chance to roam on walks where it's safe to use a long leash but not secure enough for off-leash adventures.
Best Overall Long Line Leash
Best Overall Long Line Leash
Downtown Pet Supply Training Dog Lead, Orange, 50-ft
Best Overall Long Line Leash
Downtown Pet Supply Training Dog Lead, Orange, 50-ft
Downtown Pet Supply Training Dog Lead, Orange, 50-ft
More Info
+
Downtown Pet Supply Training Dog Lead, Orange, 50-ft
Most Versatile Long Line Leash
Most Versatile Long Line Leash
Leashboss Long Trainer 15 Foot Lead 1 Inch Nylon Long Dog Training Leash with Storage Strap – K9 Recall – for Large Dogs (15 Ft, 1 in, Black)
Most Versatile Long Line Leash
Leashboss Long Trainer 15 Foot Lead 1 Inch Nylon Long Dog Training Leash with Storage Strap - K9 Recall - for Large Dogs (15 Ft, 1 in, Black)
Leashboss Long Trainer 15 Foot Lead 1 Inch Nylon Long Dog Training Leash with Storage Strap - K9 Recall - for Large Dogs (15 Ft, 1 in, Black)
More Info
+
Leashboss Long Trainer 15 Foot Lead 1 Inch Nylon Long Dog Training Leash with Storage Strap – K9 Recall – for Large Dogs (15 Ft, 1 in, Black)
Very Durable Recall Leash
Very Durable Recall Leash
Four Paws Cotton Web Training Dog Lead, Black, 20-ft
Very Durable Recall Leash
Four Paws Cotton Web Training Dog Lead, Black, 20-ft
Four Paws Cotton Web Training Dog Lead, Black, 20-ft
More Info
+
Four Paws Cotton Web Training Dog Lead, Black, 20-ft
Trick Training Book
High energy dogs need both mental and physical stimulation. Get those cogs turning by teaching your dog some new tricks.
Best Overall Trick Training Book
Best Overall Trick Training Book
The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook: A Step-by-Step Interactive Curriculum to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog
Best Overall Trick Training Book
The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook: A Step-by-Step Interactive Curriculum to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog
The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook: A Step-by-Step Interactive Curriculum to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog
More Info
+
The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook: A Step-by-Step Interactive Curriculum to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog
Best Training Book for Puppies
Best Training Book for Puppies
The Puppy Training Handbook: How To Raise The Dog Of Your Dreams
Best Training Book for Puppies
The Puppy Training Handbook: How To Raise The Dog Of Your Dreams
The Puppy Training Handbook: How To Raise The Dog Of Your Dreams
More Info
+
The Puppy Training Handbook: How To Raise The Dog Of Your Dreams
Best General Training Book
Best General Training Book
Zak George’s Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love
Best General Training Book
Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love
Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love
More Info
+
Zak George’s Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love
Sign-up for our newsletters Subscribe now to get exclusive offers from The Retrievist weekly!
Nice to Haves for High-Energy Dogs
No-Pull Dog Harness
High energy dogs are often more likely to pull on the leash, but a no-pull dog harness can help curb this behavior. Choose a gentle option with a front clip rather than one that tightens or otherwise causes the wearer discomfort upon pulling.
Best Overall No-Pull Harness
Best Overall No-Pull Harness
PetSafe Easy Walk Nylon No Pull Dog Harness, Purple Bling, Small: 15 to 21-in chest
Best Overall No-Pull Harness
PetSafe Easy Walk Nylon No Pull Dog Harness, Purple Bling, Small: 15 to 21-in chest
PetSafe Easy Walk Nylon No Pull Dog Harness, Purple Bling, Small: 15 to 21-in chest
More Info
+
PetSafe Easy Walk Nylon No Pull Dog Harness, Purple Bling, Small: 15 to 21-in chest
Best Budget No-Pull Harness
Best Budget No-Pull Harness
Rabbitgoo Dog Harness No-Pull Pet Harness Adjustable Outdoor Pet Vest 3M Reflective Oxford Material Vest for Dogs Easy Control for Small Medium Large Dogs (Black, L)
Best Budget No-Pull Harness
Rabbitgoo Dog Harness No-Pull Pet Harness Adjustable Outdoor Pet Vest 3M Reflective Oxford Material Vest for Dogs Easy Control for Small Medium Large Dogs (Black, L)
Rabbitgoo Dog Harness No-Pull Pet Harness Adjustable Outdoor Pet Vest 3M Reflective Oxford Material Vest for Dogs Easy Control for Small Medium Large Dogs (Black, L)
More Info
+
Rabbitgoo Dog Harness No-Pull Pet Harness Adjustable Outdoor Pet Vest 3M Reflective Oxford Material Vest for Dogs Easy Control for Small Medium Large Dogs (Black, L)
Most Durable No-Pull Harness
Most Durable No-Pull Harness
Julius-K9 IDC Powerharness Nylon Reflective No Pull Dog Harness, Black, Size 2: 28 to 37.5-in chest
Most Durable No-Pull Harness
Julius-K9 IDC Powerharness Nylon Reflective No Pull Dog Harness, Black, Size 2: 28 to 37.5-in chest
Julius-K9 IDC Powerharness Nylon Reflective No Pull Dog Harness, Black, Size 2: 28 to 37.5-in chest
More Info
+
Julius-K9 IDC Powerharness Nylon Reflective No Pull Dog Harness, Black, Size 2: 28 to 37.5-in chest
Puzzle Toys
Puzzle toys can be another useful weapon in your arsenal to provide energetic dogs with mental stimulation. Choose one that's tough enough to challenge your dog without seeming impossible.
Best Overall Puzzle Toy
Best Overall Puzzle Toy
Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Brick Puzzle Game Dog Toy
Best Overall Puzzle Toy
Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Brick Puzzle Game Dog Toy
Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Brick Puzzle Game Dog Toy
More Info
+
Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Brick Puzzle Game Dog Toy
Most Challenging Puzzle Toy
Most Challenging Puzzle Toy
Trixie Activity Poker Box Activity Strategy Game Dog Toy, Level 2
Most Challenging Puzzle Toy
Trixie Activity Poker Box Activity Strategy Game Dog Toy, Level 2
Trixie Activity Poker Box Activity Strategy Game Dog Toy, Level 2
More Info
+
Trixie Activity Poker Box Activity Strategy Game Dog Toy, Level 2
Simplest Puzzle Toy
Simplest Puzzle Toy
Starmark Treat Dispensing Bob-a-Lot Dog Toy, Small
Simplest Puzzle Toy
Starmark Treat Dispensing Bob-a-Lot Dog Toy, Small
Starmark Treat Dispensing Bob-a-Lot Dog Toy, Small
More Info
+
Starmark Treat Dispensing Bob-a-Lot Dog Toy, Small
Portable Dog Bowls
Perhaps the best piece of advice we can give to people with high energy dogs is to exercise them as much as possible. We'd recommend regular long hikes and when you're out on a walk for a couple of hours or more, you'll definitely need to bring along a portable dog bowl.
Best Overall Portable Bowl
Best Overall Portable Bowl
Kyjen Outward Hound Port A Bowl (48 oz) Medium Blue
Best Overall Portable Bowl
Kyjen Outward Hound Port A Bowl (48 oz) Medium Blue
Kyjen Outward Hound Port A Bowl (48 oz) Medium Blue
More Info
+
Kyjen Outward Hound Port A Bowl (48 oz) Medium Blue
Best Dog Water Bottle
Best Dog Water Bottle
KONG H2O K9 UNIT Insulated Stainless Steel Dog Water Bottle & Travel Bowl, Shadow Black, 25-oz
Best Dog Water Bottle
KONG H2O K9 UNIT Insulated Stainless Steel Dog Water Bottle & Travel Bowl, Shadow Black, 25-oz
KONG H2O K9 UNIT Insulated Stainless Steel Dog Water Bottle & Travel Bowl, Shadow Black, 25-oz
More Info
+
KONG H2O K9 UNIT Insulated Stainless Steel Dog Water Bottle & Travel Bowl, Shadow Black, 25-oz
Best Multi-Pack Portable Bowls
Best Multi-Pack Portable Bowls
Mr. Peanut’s Premium Collapsible Non-Skid Silicone Dog & Cat Bowls, 1.5-cup, 4 count
Best Multi-Pack Portable Bowls
Mr. Peanut's Premium Collapsible Non-Skid Silicone Dog & Cat Bowls, 1.5-cup, 4 count
Mr. Peanut's Premium Collapsible Non-Skid Silicone Dog & Cat Bowls, 1.5-cup, 4 count
More Info
+
Mr. Peanut’s Premium Collapsible Non-Skid Silicone Dog & Cat Bowls, 1.5-cup, 4 count
Car Seat Covers
You might want to invest in some protective car seat covers to keep your vehicle's seats clean after all those long hikes with your canine companion.
Best Overall Car Seat Cover
Best Overall Car Seat Cover
4Knines Dog Seat Cover with Hammock for Cars, Small Trucks, and SUVs – Heavy Duty, Non Slip, Waterproof -Black Regular – USA Based Company
Best Overall Car Seat Cover
4Knines Dog Seat Cover with Hammock for Cars, Small Trucks, and SUVs - Heavy Duty, Non Slip, Waterproof -Black Regular - USA Based Company
4Knines Dog Seat Cover with Hammock for Cars, Small Trucks, and SUVs - Heavy Duty, Non Slip, Waterproof -Black Regular - USA Based Company
More Info
+
4Knines Dog Seat Cover with Hammock for Cars, Small Trucks, and SUVs – Heavy Duty, Non Slip, Waterproof -Black Regular – USA Based Company
Best Budget Car Seat Cover
Best Budget Car Seat Cover
URPOWER 100% Waterproof Pet Seat Cover Car Seat Cover for Pets – Scratch Proof & Nonslip Backing & Hammock, Quilted, Padded, Durable Pet Seat Covers for Cars Trucks and SUVs
Best Budget Car Seat Cover
URPOWER 100% Waterproof Pet Seat Cover Car Seat Cover for Pets - Scratch Proof & Nonslip Backing & Hammock, Quilted, Padded, Durable Pet Seat Covers for Cars Trucks and SUVs
URPOWER 100% Waterproof Pet Seat Cover Car Seat Cover for Pets - Scratch Proof & Nonslip Backing & Hammock, Quilted, Padded, Durable Pet Seat Covers for Cars Trucks and SUVs
More Info
+
URPOWER 100% Waterproof Pet Seat Cover Car Seat Cover for Pets – Scratch Proof & Nonslip Backing & Hammock, Quilted, Padded, Durable Pet Seat Covers for Cars Trucks and SUVs
Most Durable Car Seat Cover
Most Durable Car Seat Cover
BarksBar Luxury Waterproof Car Seat Cover, Black, Standard
Most Durable Car Seat Cover
BarksBar Luxury Waterproof Car Seat Cover, Black, Standard
BarksBar Luxury Waterproof Car Seat Cover, Black, Standard
More Info
+
BarksBar Luxury Waterproof Car Seat Cover, Black, Standard
Splurges for High-Energy Dogs
Automatic Ball Launcher
Does your dog want to play fetch until your arms ache and then some? Buy an automatic ball launcher to do the hard work for you.
Best Overall Automatic Ball Launcher
Best Overall Automatic Ball Launcher
iFetch Too Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy
Best Overall Automatic Ball Launcher
iFetch Too Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy
iFetch Too Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy
More Info
+
iFetch Too Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy
Best Budget Ball Launcher
Best Budget Ball Launcher
Chuckit! Ball Launcher Classic Medium (25 inches)
Best Budget Ball Launcher
Chuckit! Ball Launcher Classic Medium (25 inches)
Chuckit! Ball Launcher Classic Medium (25 inches)
More Info
+
Chuckit! Ball Launcher Classic Medium (25 inches)
Most Durable Automatic Ball Launcher
Most Durable Automatic Ball Launcher
PetSafe Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy
Most Durable Automatic Ball Launcher
PetSafe Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy
PetSafe Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy
More Info
+
PetSafe Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy
Activity Tracker
Monitor your pets' activity day to day to check they're getting enough exercise. Inadequate activity could be the cause of high energy levels.
Best Overall GPS Tracker
Best Overall GPS Tracker
Pet GPS Tracker for Dogs,No Monthly fee, Real-Time Tracking Device for Multiple Pets(Tracker+Controller)
Best Overall GPS Tracker
Pet GPS Tracker for Dogs,No Monthly fee, Real-Time Tracking Device for Multiple Pets(Tracker+Controller)
Pet GPS Tracker for Dogs,No Monthly fee, Real-Time Tracking Device for Multiple Pets(Tracker+Controller)
More Info
+
Pet GPS Tracker for Dogs,No Monthly fee, Real-Time Tracking Device for Multiple Pets(Tracker+Controller)
Best Budget GPS Tracker
Best Budget GPS Tracker
FitBark 2 Water Resistant Dog Activity & Sleep Monitor, Black
Best Budget GPS Tracker
FitBark 2 Water Resistant Dog Activity & Sleep Monitor, Black
FitBark 2 Water Resistant Dog Activity & Sleep Monitor, Black
More Info
+
FitBark 2 Water Resistant Dog Activity & Sleep Monitor, Black
Best Activity Monitor
Best Activity Monitor
Whistle 3 Dog & Cat GPS Tracker & Activity Monitor, Blue
Best Activity Monitor
Whistle 3 Dog & Cat GPS Tracker & Activity Monitor, Blue
Whistle 3 Dog & Cat GPS Tracker & Activity Monitor, Blue
More Info
+
Whistle 3 Dog & Cat GPS Tracker & Activity Monitor, Blue
Calming Collar
Constant high energy levels can stress dogs out, but a calming collar uses pheromones for relaxation.
Best Overall Calming Collar
Best Overall Calming Collar
Relaxivet Natural Calming Spray for Cats and Dogs with a Long-Lasting Calming Effect – #1 Spray for Stress and Anxiety – Anti-Anxiety Spray for Pets
Best Overall Calming Collar
Relaxivet Natural Calming Spray for Cats and Dogs with a Long-Lasting Calming Effect - #1 Spray for Stress and Anxiety - Anti-Anxiety Spray for Pets
Relaxivet Natural Calming Spray for Cats and Dogs with a Long-Lasting Calming Effect - #1 Spray for Stress and Anxiety - Anti-Anxiety Spray for Pets
More Info
+
Relaxivet Natural Calming Spray for Cats and Dogs with a Long-Lasting Calming Effect – #1 Spray for Stress and Anxiety – Anti-Anxiety Spray for Pets
Best Budget Calming Collar
Best Budget Calming Collar
Fedciory Pheromone Calming Collar for Dogs Adjustable Collars with Long-Lasting Calm Effect Relieve Anxiety for All Small Medium and Large Dog (25.59 Inches)
Best Budget Calming Collar
Fedciory Pheromone Calming Collar for Dogs Adjustable Collars with Long-Lasting Calm Effect Relieve Anxiety for All Small Medium and Large Dog (25.59 Inches)
Fedciory Pheromone Calming Collar for Dogs Adjustable Collars with Long-Lasting Calm Effect Relieve Anxiety for All Small Medium and Large Dog (25.59 Inches)
More Info
+
Fedciory Pheromone Calming Collar for Dogs Adjustable Collars with Long-Lasting Calm Effect Relieve Anxiety for All Small Medium and Large Dog (25.59 Inches)
Best On-The-Go Calming Collar
Best On-The-Go Calming Collar
Adaptil Calming Adjustable Dog Collar, Medium & Large
Best On-The-Go Calming Collar
Adaptil Calming Adjustable Dog Collar, Medium & Large
Adaptil Calming Adjustable Dog Collar, Medium & Large
More Info
+
Adaptil Calming Adjustable Dog Collar, Medium & Large

The AKC independently selected each product featured in this article. If you purchase a product through this article, we may receive a portion of the sale. While we do our best to update links often, please note that prices and deals are subject to change.

More Popular Pet Essentials
0/0