Even dogs that are losing their hearing can be successful with brain games that use hand signals and scent.
A is any activity that provides your dog with mental stimulation. It fulfills your dog's needs for entertainment and provides a challenge, which is stimulating and exciting. Some brain games also provide physical stimulation, which is equally as important for the overall wellbeing of your dog. Some activities require you to spend time training your dog, while others will provide your dog with an activity to enjoy while you are out or will be pursued just for the fun of it.
Looking for a way to keep your dog occupied? Want your dog’s brain to get some exercise but you are too busy or tired for a training session tonight? These 10 mind games are perfect to stretch your dog’s brain power while giving you a break.
Some of the brain games for dogs are:
Staying Sharp - Brain Games to Play With Dogs ..
That's why, with the help of my wonder dog Einstein, I have created 21 truly exciting and brain-boosting brain games for dogs. These games will not only skyrocket your dog's intelligence, obedience and behavior, but will also be something you and your dog will LOVE to do together!There are a number of brain games and puzzle toys on the market. Many are marketed to dogs, but in reality cats like a lot of these games as well. With some games, you can make your dog work for his or her dinner. Others bring out a sense of fun or excitement as your dog discovers hidden treats.Brain Training for Dogs is designed as a course. Each of the games are split up by difficulty from Preschool to Einstein! At the end of each game is a challenge and printable grade table where you can time how long your dog takes to complete the task.Treat balls, such as the , are one of my dogs’ favorite brain games. Treat balls are hollow, allowing them to be filled with kibble, and have an opening that allows the food to fall out when the ball is rolled. Your pet learns to roll the ball in order to get the food. You can make your dog work for his or her dinner with a treat ball in a way that he or she will love. It also is a good solution for dogs that eat too fast. I find that one ball easily holds enough food to make a meal for one of my 20-25 pound Corgis.Below are 10 brain games that I personally use with my dogs. Each is demonstrated by my own corgis, Ty and Eve. Each also includes a difficulty rating of easy, medium, or hard, along with a price rating of affordable, upper end, and expensive.It is always fun to play brain games with our dogs to see just what they can do! Games build our relationship, teach them that we are fun to be around so they eagerly do what we ask of them. Puzzles keep them challenged so life has meaning for them. Doing both drains extra energy that makes them easier to live with-- and makes them smarter too!