gently release the ball
If the puppy is kept in a large cage, often release him to walk freely in the room. Remember that you can keep him locked up no more than 12 hours a day. Puppies need active movement and play. In the game version, the foundation is laid for the relationship between the dog and the outside world. The game is a way of teaching life in a “pack-family.” Such socialization and the beginning of life experience are closely linked to attachment. Do not neglect playing with your puppy, even if you are tired at work or want to watch TV. Remember: the lack of exercise negatively affects the development of the dog.
Watching the ritual of the game is very funny. “Introduction” begins with raising the paw and “bowing” – the puppy stretches its front paws forward, falling to the ground and not taking its eyes off the potential game partner. This is followed by a wagging tail and a funny bounce up until a game companion takes action. Puppies are very fond of playing catch-up and constantly “persuade” their owners to chase after them. They especially like to run away from chasing, grabbing a toy, a bone, your slipper or other object in their teeth. However, you should not get involved in such games, because you instill in your pet a negative behavioral experience. In the future, this may cause reluctance to approach the command “Come to me!”, And also provoke the dog’s habit of running away from the owner, taking illegal objects from the ground. Continue reading