A playful dog is a healthy dog!
For most dogs, play comes naturally, while for others, play is something they need to be taught. Play helps dogs learn to interact properly with other dogs and people. It helps sharpen their social skills and provides excellent physical and mental stimulation. In addition to being just plain FUN, play is a great way to help build a solid relationship between you and your dog and can be a great training tool.
Play With Your Dog will show you
How play can help you build a loving and long-lasting relationship with your dog.
The role of play in helping puppies avoid problems like fear and biting
How to use play to re-socialize adult dogs.
What to look for in dog play. Is it aggression or just having fun?
Bonus! Dozens of games you can play with your dog and the benefits of each.
So, whether you and your dog already play together and are looking for more creative opportunities to play, or you have a play-deprived dog who needs a re-introduction to the joys of play, this book will open your eyes to the possibilities. But don t spend too much time reading be sure to save time for play!