Every time you engage your dog in a new activity, you’re providing her with mental stimulation and encouraging her to tune into her senses and look to you (instead of to your shoes) for fun and challenge.
According to scientific studies, the average dog has the equivalent intelligence level of a two-year-old child—and like a child, dogs are often bursting with energy and require a great deal of mental stimulation. A couple of walks each day is not enough to satisfy their busy brains, and a bored dog can suffer from mild depression or destructive behavior. Indeed, dogs thrive most when put to ‘work’ learning new tricks, skills, and concepts. Here are some stellar games for dogs that are fun, stimulating, and a great bonding experience for the two of you.
Let the games begin!