3 Mental Exercises You Should Try With Your Dog!

3 Mental Exercises You Should Try With Your Dog!

We give our dogs long walks and plenty of playtime to ensure their daily exercise needs are met. But after all that, a lot of dogs are still restless, bored,or worse, destructive. This is because they haven’t had a good mental workout, even though they already had plenty of physical exercises. That’s right, your dog needs mental and physical exercise each and every day. Different dogs require a different amount of each, but all dogs need both. Mental exercise is any form of problem-solving, such as trying to figure out how to get the lid off of the new trashcan, … Continue reading

2 Important Dog Training Resources: Time and Space

2 Important Dog Training Resources: Time and Space

Time This is the first of 2 resources that are rarely talked about when we refer to a dog’s resources. I think it’s fair to say we may hear a term like “resource guarding” and we know it refers to a dog’s toys or food, but how do we control a dog’s time? The obvious answer is keeping track of how long each activity lasts. We can control time by how long their training sessions are, how long the walks are, and how long they get to eat. Even though dogs are always in the present state of mind, we still … Continue reading