Great games for training and play


agility_dogStructured play is a great way to deepen your bond with your pet, reinforce positive behaviors and exercise your pet’s brain. While the games below are written to be dog-specific, they actually can work well with cats, too!

Using simple games to train your dog will make learning fun and rewarding. Many folks approach dog training with militant passion. They allot 30 minutes or more to walking their dogs through one boring exercise after another. Guess what? This is boring for the dog, too! And not much fun.

Here are some games to play that will reinforce training behaviors and commands: