Paws & Play Dog Resort & Training Center

Brain Training For Dogs

Brain Training for Dogs, a brand-new course, uses dog training and stimulation to unleash the natural intelligence of your dog. This will cause problem behaviors to disappear and be replaced by more desirable ones.

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


Exercise is vital to the mental well-being and health of your dog. It keeps them healthy and fit. It can lower the risk of heart disease, hip dysplasia or obesity-related illnesses like diabetes or cancer.

They will also be interested and happy. Exercise together strengthens your bond and promotes socialization.

If a dog isn’t mentally challenged, their brain can get cluttered with time. They may begin to chew on furniture or scratch things.

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

Additionally, exercise can slow the onset of memory loss and dementia. It helps to create new connections in the brain and helps protect existing nerve cells from deterioration.


If you’re looking for an easy way to provide your dog with mental stimulation games are a great way to go. These games are also a great way to keep dogs fit and as active as they were or dogs recovering from injuries or operations.

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

These brain games can be played for a few minutes at a time and can give your dog an enjoyable mental exercise while you train them. This can help them to learn faster and remain mentally sharp. This can also aid in improving their ability to concentrate on their commands and strengthen their bond with their owner.


One of the most effective ways to train your dog is to give them treats. This can be an effective way to boost obedience training and also to stimulate their brains. It is important to be cautious and not overdo it.

During training, it’s important to follow through with your commands and only treat when your dog has complied with the instructions in a correct manner. This will prevent sending confusing signals and causing confusion to your dog.

Some of the most popular dog brain training options include games, puzzles and mental exercises. They’re great for keeping your dog mentally active and also give them the chance to build their confidence.

Keep treats hidden in different cups or containers. This is among the most played brain games for dogs. The dog is required to guess which container the treat supposed to be placed in If it’s right they’ll be rewarded.


As a dog owner it is your responsibility to make sure that your dog has confidence, flexibility and capability to deal with any situation. Socialization plays an important role in this process.

In the first few years, puppies need to be exposed to a variety of animals and people and also different environments. If they do not get these experiences they could become anxious and fearful.

Some may even develop negative behaviors, such as aggression or phobias.

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

If your puppy is rough-mouthing other dogs, playing with them for a long time will teach them to stop biting.

Your dog should be able to interact with people, other pets and different settings can help to reduce anger or separation anxiety when you go to work. It’s important to start small and gradually work up to bigger challenges over time.