Teach Your Dog to Come Through Puppy Ping-Pong

Puppy Training

Teaching "Come" With Puppy Ping-Pong A great way to work on the "come" cue at home is to play a game that's fun for the whole family. The game is called Puppy Ping-Pong taught at dog trainer school Animal Behavior College. All you'll need to play this game is three or more people, a safe area, and some yummy food treats. Not to mention your dog! Get your puppy ready for … [Read more...]

Playing With Your Dog

Dog Play

Keep Your Dog Healthy With Play Benefits of Playing With Your Dog By Karen Doane, RVT Almost every dog enjoys a good walk or jog with his owner. A trip to the dog park can be fun too. However, there are many other ways to spend quality time with your dog. Play is a great way to exercise your canine. It also strengthens the bond between you and your pet, and it's … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Game for Dogs

Dog Games

Indoor Game to Play with Your Dog Tug of War It's happened to all of us. You have a day full of planned outdoor activities with your dog whether it's a hike, trip to the dog park or game of fetch. Yet, as soon as you peek out of the blinds, you see stormy skies, heavy rainfall or even snow, and your plans are ruined! When the weather puts a damper on your plans, it's … [Read more...]

Dealing with Canine Cabin Fever

Dog Games

Stuck Inside with Your Dog? By Josh Sunga, ABCDT Getting sufficient outdoor time with your dog can be difficult if you don’t already have access to safe walking areas or dog parks. If you live in an area that has harsh winters and wet springs, outdoor activities involving you and your dog can also be curtailed. Dogs Need Exercise and Mental Stimulation Being … [Read more...]

Wintertime Indoor Fun for Dogs

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Wintertime Indoor Fun Entertainment options abound for dogs—and their owners. By Stacy Mantle Winter is nearly upon us and for many that means making adjustments in order to keep our pets safe and warm during the colder winter months. Here are several indoor activities that can help keep cabin fever at bay. Teach Dogs New Tricks Winter is a great time to hone your … [Read more...]