Posted: 03 Jan 2011 12:58 AM PST
When you bring a new dog into your family, one of the most challenging aspects can be new puppy care. Games can help relieve some of the tension in the process, for both you and your puppy. As with humans, it is easier for a puppy to learn when they are having fun. Puppy games stimulate their mind, and have the added benefit of tiring them out, an extra bonus if you have a very active puppy. Types of Puppy Care Games One of the most common types of games you can play with a puppy is fetch and/or catch. This can also be incorporated into the training for your puppy. When beginning, start with a game of fetch. Grab a stick, ball, bone, Frisbee, anything that will attract your puppy's interest. Throw it while saying, "fetch." Have a treat in hand for your puppy when he successfully retrieves it for you and be sure to give him lots of praise. As you and your dog become more proficient in this game, progress to a game of catch encouraging him to catch it ...
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