Tag Archives: dog games

Real-Life Impulse Control For NBN Dogs: “Whip-It” Game!

Posted on: February 14, 2017 - No Comments

The whip-it game involves building real desire and harnessing your dog’s desire to chase, using a horse lunge whip with a toy attachment! We then apply real-life impulse control to it! We show you how to play it in our latest training video.

10 Simple and Fun Indoor Games For Your Dog

Posted on: October 8, 2015 - 2 Comments

Looking for simple and fun indoor games for your dog? Check out this list of 10 easy games you can play inside to keep your dog entertained, exercised and busy.

How to Keep Your Dog Happy & Healthy

Posted on: October 9, 2013 - 1 Comment

A dog's body and mind are deeply connected. If you want your dog to be able to enjoy the world around him, whether you're taking a walk around the block or competing in agility, it's important that your dog's body can keep up with his brain. Our friends at Dognition and Richard Hawkins, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, have teamed up to outline some great tips on dog cognition and how to keep your dog happy and healthy.

How Does Your Dog Think?

Posted on: July 31, 2013 - 4 Comments

The researchers at Dognition are making all kinds of fascinating discoveries in dog cognition. One such discovery is an interesting connection between the strategies used by mixed breed dogs in comparison to those used by purebred dogs. Their research shows that purebred dogs rely more on their owner's pointing gestures, while mixed breed dogs rely more on their own memories.

How Strong is Your Bond with Your Dog?

Posted on: July 19, 2013 - 8 Comments

The researchers at Dognition are helping us learn more and more about how dogs think and perceive the world. Dognition launched globally in early February and has been examining patterns and trends in the extensive data they have been receiving. One of the most interesting patterns they've discovered is a possible connection between the size of a dog and how close the owner-dog bond is.

The Games Animals Play

Posted on: May 11, 2010 - 4 Comments

I've always been interested in play, and now that the weather is getting warmer it’s on my mind more and more. Science doesn't explain it very well, or it's explained as something young animals do to practice future skills. But that definition doesn't cover every kind of play, and it doesn't explain why it's so Read More