Anxiety Dog Training

Brain Training For Dogs

Brain Training for Dogs is an innovative course that combines stimulation for the brain and training to unleash your dog’s natural intelligence. As this happens, the problematic behaviors diminish and more desirable behaviors emerge in their place.

Adrienne Farricelli is a CPDT KA dog trainer with extensive experience in the field of canine behavior modification. She is also the founder of Brain Training for Dogs and author of several dog training books.


Exercise is essential to an animal’s mental and well-being. It helps keep them fit and healthy, and reduce the risk of heart diseases hip dysplasia, hip dysplasia, and obesity-related conditions such as diabetes or cancer.

It will also keep them engaged and happy. Exercising together will improve your bond and increase socialization.

If a dog isn’t mentally challenged the brain can get cluttered over time. They may start chewing on objects or scratch furniture.

Training can help prevent these issues and improves your dog’s behavior around dogs and people. In some cases it can save your dog’s life!

Mental exercise can also slow down the process of onset memory loss and dementia. It aids in the creation of new brain connections and helps protect existing nerve cells from degeneration.


Games are an excellent option to provide your dog mental stimulation. They can also be beneficial for dogs that aren’t able perform as vigorously as they used too, or for dogs who are recovering from an injury or operation.

Simple brain games can be played in a small area such as a garden or a house. Place pieces of your dog’s favourite food around the indoors or outdoors if it is warm enough. Let them hunt for it.

These brain games can be played for a few minutes at a time. They give your dog an enjoyable mental workout while you train them. This helps to improve their learning speed and keep them mentally sharp. They also increase their ability to concentrate on the instructions and can enhance their bond with you.


One of the most effective methods to teach your dog to use treats. This is a great method to increase the effectiveness of obedience training and also to stimulate their brains. However, you should be cautious not to overdo it.

In the course of training, it is essential to follow your instructions. Only give them rewards when they follow the directions correctly. This will help prevent your dog from getting confused by mixed signals.

Puzzle games, toys and mental exercise are some of the most popular options for training dogs’ brains. These toys are an excellent method to keep dogs engaged and to help them develop confidence.

Place treats in different cups or containers. This is among the most played brain games for dogs. The dog must guess what container the treat is supposed to be placed in and, if it’s correct they will be awarded a reward.


As a dog’s owner it is your responsibility to ensure that your pup has the self-confidence, flexibility and the ability to deal with a variety of situations. In this process socialization is essential.

In the beginning of their lives, young puppies need to be exposed to various kinds of people, animals, and different environments. If they are not exposed to these things, they can become anxious and scared.

They may even develop negative behaviors like aggression and phobias.

The positive side is that socialization can ease these issues and make life with your dog more enjoyable.

If your puppy is causing trouble for other dogs, playing with them for a long time will teach them to control their bite.

Your dog should be able to interact with people, other pets and other animals can also curb their temper tantrums or separation anxiety when you go to work. It’s important to start off small and gradually work your way into bigger challenges as you go along.