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Learn how to teach a dog to play

Training should feel like a game, so they are excited about the next training session. If you and your dog has mastered play skills, all other training tasks, like recall, would be much easier. It's also a great way to bond with your dog!


Teaching your dog to play has lots of benefits

Build a strong bond with your dog with a variety of exercises

Help your dog to control their impulses

Learn the best ways to mentally stimulate your dog

Learn How to Teach a Dog to Play

Play is an essential part of a dog's development, providing both physical exercise and mental stimulation. This course explores the different ways dogs play and how owners can engage with their dogs in play effectively. It starts with understanding a dog's individual play preferences and how to introduce new toys and games.

The course covers a range of activities, from basic fetch and tug-of-war to more advanced games that challenge the dog's mind and body. It also discusses the importance of play in building a strong bond between the dog and its owner and how play can be used as a reward in training.

There are three fundamental things you'll learn with the dog recall training course


Learn how to control your dog's impulses


Discover new ways to stimulate your dog's mental activity


Find out what's going on in your dog's head when you play games together

How long does it take to teach a dog to play

We worked with animal behaviourists and trainers to create an easy-to-follow seven-step course. If you only spend ten minutes a day for one week, you'll master the foundations of playing with your dog.

What do you need to get started with dog Sit training?

Play skills course is one of the most fun things you can do with your dog. The only things that you would need to get started are small hand towels (not paper towels!) and a selection of your dog's favourite treats.

Download the Fluffy app and teach your dog how to play


Once you teach your dog to play we recommend that you check out these courses

Teach your dog to play with agility weave poles


Learn how to teach a dog to sit


Learn how to teach a dog to lay down

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