Service Dog Training Programs

Brain Training For Dogs

Brain Training for Dogs is an innovative course that combines stimulation for the brain and training to unlock your dog’s natural intelligence. When this happens, problem behaviors diminish, and more desirable behavior emerges in their place.

The program was designed by Adrienne Farricelli, a CPDT-KA dog trainer with extensive experience in the field of canine behavior modification. She is the founder of Brain Training for Dogs, and the author of numerous books on dog training.

Exercise

Exercise is vital to the mental well-being and wellbeing of your dog. It helps keep their bodies healthy and fit and can reduce the risk of heart disease, hip dysplasia or obesity-related illnesses like diabetes or cancer.

It also keeps them happy and engaged with you. Training together will improve your bond and increase socialization.

The dog’s brain can get dull and cluttered as time passes if they don’t get mentally challenged. They may begin to chew on objects, scratch furniture or bark excessively.

Training can help you avoid these issues, and also improve your dog’s interactions with other dogs and with people. In certain situations, it can save your dog’s life!

Mental exercise can also slow down the progression of memory loss and dementia. It helps to create new connections in the brain and helps protect existing nerve cells from degeneration.

Games

If you’re seeking a simple way to give your dog mental stimulation games are an excellent option. These games are also a great method to get your dog exercising if they’re not as active as they used to be, or dogs recovering from an injury or operation.

Certain brain games for dogs are easy to make, and they all can be done in small spaces like a house or garden. Put pieces of your dog’s favorite treat around the inside the house or outside when it’s warm enough. Let them hunt for it.

These brain games are fun and can be played for just a few minutes each time. They can also help your dog to stay mentally sharp while you train them. This helps them learn faster and keep mentally sharp. This can also help them improve their ability to focus on commands and strengthen their connection with their pet.

Treats

One of the most effective methods to train your dog is to provide treats. This can be a good way to boost obedience training, as well as to stimulate their brains. But, be careful not to overdo it.

When you train, it is vital to be consistent in your instructions. Only reward them when they obey the instructions in a correct manner. Doing this will avoid sending confusing signals and causing confusion to your dog.

Puzzle games, toys and mental exercise are some of the most sought-after options for brain training dogs. They’re great for keeping your dog’s brain active and also give them a chance to build their confidence.

Hide treats under different cups or containers. This is one of the most played brain games for dogs. The dog is required to guess the container they’re supposed be hiding under If they’re right, reward them with treats.

Socialization

As a dog owner it is your responsibility to make sure that your dog has confidence, flexibility and the ability to deal with new situations. Socialization plays a critical role in this process.

In the early years, puppies must be exposed to a variety of animals and people as well as different environments. Without exposure to these things, they can become anxious and scared.

Some might even develop negative behaviors, for example aggression or phobias.

The good news is that socialization can help alleviate these issues and make life with your dog easier.

For instance, if you find that your puppy is rough mouthing with other dogs, providing them ample time to play will help them learn to stop biting.

Allowing your dog to interact with people, other pets and in different environments can help reduce temper tantrums or separation anxiety when you leave for work. It’s essential to start small, and then progress to larger challenges as you progress.