Exercising and educating your pet can be a really simple task if you know how to do it and without accelerating the training process. The spoiled ones of the house can often be a bit disastrous, since, in principle, they do not have the knowledge to control their natural impulses.
Do not forget that when we decided to include these beautiful beings in our life, the commitment is long-term. That's why this time we bring you a series of games that will allow you to exercise and educate your pet, to make him a pleasant, enthusiastic, athletic and healthy companion.
Dogs and cats are carried away by their instincts, provoking, without intention, somewhat annoying or unpleasant situations. Regrettably, this fact derives many times in the abandonment of the animal, for lack of information on the part of the owner and even disinterest in the education of the pet.
When adopting a pet, in most cases, people tend to lean towards puppies, not only for its undisputed tenderness, but for seeing the opportunity to educate its new partner from scratch. Even if have developed some behaviors due to trauma from the past it is much easier to fight them at that age.
Hyperactivity is one of the main characteristics of these little friends, they are full of vitality and want to know the world. For this reason, games are the best option to exercise them, 'tire them' and educate them. Through special activities you can develop both the physical and mental strength of the child.
With this we do not mean that games do not work for Exercise and educate your adult pet. Performing this type of routines strengthens your link with them; helps them to overcome, in a better way, traumas of the past,It facilitates the learning of orders, reduces stress and keeps them active.
There are two types of activities you can do with your dog: those that stimulate your mental development and those that strengthen their physical endurance and their natural abilities (tracking, hunting, prey capture). The ideal is to combine both to get a can as polite as possible.
The first commandos of order They are the best way to start. It is usually easy to get them to sit with the word 'sit', but to attend only to your call is more complicated. Because,go up and down the stairsIt is a good exercise both muscle and retention of orders related to advance or stop.
Play to catch, be it a frisbee, a toy tied to a rope and even the same dog, exercise your friend's reflexes, also allowing him to strengthen his attention, a quality necessary for learning.
Five minutes of music or sounds of nature They provide positive feelings to the dog. You can use it as a resource to reassure your furry friend if he is very anxious and suffers when he is alone at home.
Home obstacle racing They are another good example. It is not very complicated, just hide a prize and put some simple obstacles like rolled towels or cushions. With this you will favor your sense of search and imagination, overcoming small difficulties.
Cats tend to be more rebellious and impulsive due to their natural independence. Educating them is usually a bit more difficult. The owner must convince them that the task they must learn is a worthwhile skill. Hence, games are essential to exercise and educate your pet.
If you want your cat to stop biting you,play to play dead. If he is too aggressive when he plays and uses his teeth or claws, respond by stopping playing, stopping or sitting calm, and ignoring him. Your cat will want to play and will quickly learn that he does not want that result.
Go ahead toys that you can hit or catch like a rubber mouse, a ball or feathers tied to a thread. With this gameyou can fine-tune your hunting instincts, in addition to draining the accumulated energy, which allows them to control their levels of excitement and aggressiveness.
Climbing is one of the passions of cats, especially because they love being above ground. Because,give your partner fun places to climb; this will help you not only to stay active, but also to be away from the counter of the kitchen, the dining room and the dangerous shelves.
Finally, if you want your feline to learn some tricks uses a clicker; If you do not have, you can help with a retractable pen. By giving him a treat each time you use the clicker, will associate the sound with the prize. Over time, your cat will do the trick you want each time you make it sound.
Tips to play
- Do not saturate the animal. Exercising and educating your pet excessively can be counterproductive and frustrating for both. They probably get bored, lose interest and do not want to continue the routine if you insist too much.
- Stay constant. To obtain good results you must unite patience with perseverance. If you do not perform routine game sessions, your pet will not be able to internalize what you teach him.
- Use positive reinforcement. A pet educated from kindness will learn Too much faster.