Interactive DogToys & Games
As a child I am sure that you had much fun with your toys. Well the same applies for a dog, except the dog will have much fun with toys up till the day it dies. Since there is so little understanding between us and dogs we cannot explain anything to them verbally, when we introduce something new to them they often get excited and inspect it. If they like it they will attach themselves to it like it is something that they see as safe. We see this amongst humans also, we will sometimes find a personal belonging or item which makes us feel safe and it also offers comfort. All dogs need to use their head sometimes in order to keep healthy. Some dogs need more brain activity than others.
If dogs are not provided with an outlet for its energy in the form of different types of activity or other stimulation, they can sometimes find their own “activity” which we as dog-owners often do not appreciate, like for instance chewing things to pieces, becoming aggressive or just generally over-active.
|The classic game of hide and go seek can be turned into a wonderful game for your dog as well. In order to play this game so that it's fun for all, you will need to arm family members with small treats for your dog. Start with everyone in one room. When one person calls the dog's name, everyone else stays quiet. The dog should only go to the person who called him and should only be treated by that person once he gets to them. Then it's another person's turn to try. As the dog gets better at the game, you will notice that his "come" and attention to his own name will start improving.|