Ahimsa Dog Training

Brain Training For Dogs

Brain Training for Dogs is an innovative course that utilizes mental stimulation and training to unlock your dog’s inherent intelligence. When this happens behaviors diminish and more pleasant behaviors emerge in their place.

Adrienne Farricelli is a CPDT KA dog trainer with extensive knowledge of modifying behavior in dogs. She is the founder of Brain Training for Dogs, and the author of several books on dog training.


Exercise is crucial to the dog’s mental health and wellbeing. It helps keep them fit and healthy and can reduce the risk of heart disease, hip dysplasia or obesity-related illnesses such as cancer or diabetes.

You can also keep them interested and happy. Exercise together can strengthen your relationship and encourages socialization.

If a dog is not mentally challenged the brain can become cluttered over time. They may begin to chew on furniture or scratch things.

Training helps prevent these problems and improves your dog’s behavior with other dogs and humans. In certain situations, it can save your dog’s life!

Mental exercise can also slow down the onset memory loss and dementia. It helps form new brain connections and protects existing nerve cells from degeneration.


Games are a great choice if you want to give your dog mental stimulation. They can also be beneficial for dogs who aren’t in a position to do as much physical exercise as they used to or for dogs who are recovering from an operation or injury.

Some brain games for dogs are easy to prepare, and they can be played in small spaces, such as the garden or a house. For instance, place pieces of your dog’s favourite food within the house (or outside in the warmer weather) and let them search for it.

These brain games are fun and can be played for just some minutes each time. They also help your dog remain mentally sharp while you train them. This helps them to learn faster and remain mentally sharp. They also can improve their ability to concentrate on the instructions and can increase their connection with you.


Treats are a great method to help train your dog. This is a great method to reinforce their learning and stimulate their brains. You must be careful to not overdo this.

During training it is important to be consistent in your instructions. Only give them rewards when they follow the instructions in a correct manner. This will stop your dog from being confused by mixed signals.

Some of the most popular dog brain training options include puzzle toys, games, and mental exercises. These toys are an excellent method to keep dogs active mentally and help them build confidence.

Keep treats hidden in different cups or containers. This is one of the most played brain games for dogs. The dog has to figure out what container the treat is supposed to be placed in and, if it’s correct, they get a reward.


As a dog owner, it is your responsibility to make sure that your dog is calm and well-adjusted. They should also be able to cope with new situations. Socialization plays a vital role in this process.

In the early years, puppies need to be introduced to all types of animals and people, and also different environments. They may become anxious or fearful if they are not exposed to these things.

Some may even develop negative behaviors, like aggression or phobias.

Socialization can ease these issues and make life easier for your dog.

If your puppy is rough-mouthing other dogs, allowing them to play with them for a prolonged period will teach them to bite inhibition.

Your dog should be able to interact with other pets, people and in different environments can help to reduce temperamental or separation anxiety when you leave for work. It’s crucial to start with a small amount of time and build up to larger challenges as you go along.