Last week, we discussed how mental stimulation can make our cats happier and healthier. The same holds true for dogs.
Earlier this year, we noticed some early signs of fear aggression in Zohan. After cleaning up some of his basic obedience skills, we scheduled a trick training session with Dee Hoult at Applause your Paws.
Within 45 minutes he had learned five new tricks, which we practice with him on a daily basis. He loves his “work sessions” and seems to be a bit more confident and less reactive.
A little bit of cognitive enhancement can go a long way towards a happier, more balanced pet. These activities are fun for both dogs and humans, and can be easily incorporated into even the busiest of schedules.