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Norwegian Lundehund puppy playing with a ball in the grass.
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 7 Backyard Games to Play With Your Dog
Summer is a great time to get outside with your dog and have some fun. The weather is warm, and the kids are home from school. You can hike with your dog, take your dog boating, or go for a picnic. But there are also all kinds of games you can play right in your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-backyard-games-to-play-with-your-dog/ | June 29, 2021
Pages More On Play
Do dogs respond to play signals given by humans? Nicola J.Rooney, John Bradshaw, Ian H.Robinson Specific actions used by humans do communicate a playful context to dogs and can be described as interspecific play signals. Why do adult dogs ‘play’?  John W.S. Bradshaw, Anne J. Pullen and Nicola J. Rooney “We suggest that the domestic […]
https://www.akc.org/akc-detection-dog-task-force/akc-pilot-detection-puppy-rearing-program/blogs/play/more-on-play-2/ | August 14, 2020
Expert Advice: Advanced Training Play Brain Games With Your Dog
Whether your dog is a canine Einstein or a bit of a slacker, he needs physical and mental stimulation. After all, most dogs were bred for specific jobs, like hunting, retrieving, guarding the home, or carting heavy loads. Many dogs today are tasked with nothing more challenging than taking a walk, pointing at the treat […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/play-brain-games-with-your-dog/ | March 16, 2020
Press Releases MEET. PLAY. LOVE.
THE AKC & ROYAL CANIN BRING NATION’S LARGEST CANINE EXTRAVAGANZA BACK TO ORLANDO Canine Extravaganza, the nation’s largest celebration of dogs, returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center’s North/South Building this December 14th and 15th with exciting elements for all dog lovers. Tickets are on sale NOW, and one ticket lets you enjoy daytime and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/meet-play-love/ | October 21, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Fun Indoor Games to Play With Your Dog
Being stuck at home, for any reason, can be a bummer for both you and your pup. But even though you’re confined inside, you can still engage in meaningful activities with your dog that can stimulate them mentally and physically. So, the next time you find yourself homebound, don’t let it spoil your fun. Try […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/great-indoor-games-to-play-with-your-dog/ | February 10, 2019
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Expert Advice: Home & Living Create an Indoor Playroom for Your Dog
As many pet owners know, a bored dog with energy to burn can be a handful. One secret to a well-behaved pup is making sure they have enough appropriate mental and physical stimulation every day. Otherwise, they may find their own forms of entertainment, such as figuring out how the cupboard door works or shredding […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/creating-an-indoor-dog-playroom/ | January 17, 2019
Press Releases MEET. PLAY. LOVE. THE AKC & ROYAL CANIN BRING NATION’S LARGEST CANINE EXTRAVAGANZA BACK TO ORLANDO
Canine Extravaganza, the nation’s largest celebration of dogs, returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center’s North/South Building this December 15th and 16th with exciting elements for all dog lovers. Presented by the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and Royal Canin, this two-day event takes place on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., with […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/canine-extravaganza-back-in-orlando/ | October 22, 2018
Expert Advice: Basic Training Play with your Dog! It is a Great Reward and Motivator
Training Tip from the AKC GoodDog! HelplineIt may seem that play has little to do with training. But the majority of dogs love to play, and you can use anything your dog loves to your advantage in your training program. Play can be used as a reward and also a motivation to enjoy working with […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/play-with-your-dog-reward-and-motivator/ | July 20, 2015
Pembroke Welsh Corgi sleeping on the couch with its toys.
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Save on Dog Essentials With Amazon Prime Day Dog Deals
Amazon Prime Day is here! Save on things you need or want for your dog. We've rounded up these Amazon Prime Day dog deals on favorite products.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/amazon-prime-day-dog-deals/ | July 16, 2024
Expert Advice: General Health Black Fly Bites on Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
Black fly bites heal on their own within a few days, but you should consult a veterinarian if your dog experiences hives or facial swelling.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/black-fly-bites-on-dogs/ | June 26, 2024

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