Play games with your dog?
We like playing with our dogs, generally, they are perky, playful and smart. They like interactions and games. And since it can be healthy for them, mentally wise, it’s about time you engage your dog in many fun games.
When you ask them to play with you, or you do activities with him, he can have the state of thinking that you want to spend time with them and that he will always feel excited with brain games that are fun. These activities can ease their anxiety and boredom, it will also make them preoccupied.
Fun activities you can do with your dogs:
Hunting for treats
Hide and seek
Find the Treats
One of the most impressive dog tricks, and it is a great brain game for your dog.
Dogs have heightened sense of small, and teaching them to look for treats hidden can be a good practice, and it should be easy for him. Tracking a smell is one their great abilities.
How to play finding the treats activity
Get some treats, and let your dogs smell it until he gets used to it and allow him to stay still. While your dogs sits, you can place a handful of treats around him and command ” find the treats”. You can also try motivating them and ask them to pick up the treats for you, slowly, your dog will understand what “find the treats” mean.
After a while, you can hide the treats, it will make his task a little bit harder , but it should be easy for him.You can repeat and practice as often, until your dog gets it. You are making your dog improve his sniffing ability, it is also a rewarding games, since you can give them the treats after playing, in this way, they will feel really excited.
Hand Games (which hand games)
With these hand games, you will learn how to improve the way your dog thinks. And it can also practice their critical and problem solving skills, you just need a clicker and somet treats, and you are good to go, use your hands to hide the treat and ask him where did you hide it.
This traditional activity has been a practice over the years, teaching your dog how to fetch and give it back to you, can help their cognitive and physical being. It can also be a good exercise for them. Surely, they will enjoy this game because they like running around a lot.
Hide and seek
Hide and seek would be fun for both you and your pet. You can prepare you dogs by doing simple peek-a-boo games at first, dogs enjoy interacting with their fur parents. As he becomes familiar with the game, try hiding behind the door or under the bed.
Try to call his name and his attention, repeat until he masters it.Increase Your Dog’s Self Control, Listening Skills by engaging him in different games and activities.