21 Exciting Games For You And Your Dog
Dogs love playing games with their owners and as an owner, you should always spend some quality play time with your four-legged friend. This will strengthen your relationship and your dog will feel closer to you in many ways.
In addition to this, a lot of games can be used to teach your dog something, to improve its cognitive powers and to exercise some of the natural instincts which can get become ignored without some playtime. We have compiled a list of 21 games that you can play with your canine buddy just to give you some ideas.
We will start with a real classic, the most commonly played game that dog owners and their canine friends enjoy – fetch. When you see someone playing with their dog outside (but also indoors) chances are that 2 out of 3 times, they will be playing fetch.
One of the reasons why everyone loves this game is that it is one of the easiest to teach your dog. It is extremely easy to make them realize that if they bring back something you have thrown away, they will be rewarded – with a treat, a pat or words of encouragement.
Another reason why this game is so popular is that it is a great exercise for the dog, especially if you are outdoors and have the space to really throw the object far away. The dogs just love it.