Its been a busy day at Ringwood Dogs today. Lots of different size dogs today in different tones of cream, caramels and chocolates! Here the dogs are introducing themselves through a scent game in the garden. Scent games involve scattering treats across the grass for the dogs to scent out. This game is very relaxing […]
All dogs have different needs. The beagle in this photo loves scent games, so I always incorporate these into our walks. The Spaniel wants to chase the ball, so I always bring a ball and thrower with me. The little Doodle likes to potter by my side, so I always make sure she knows I’m
Today I visited Murphy a lovely Weimaraner whose owners were out for the morning. Ball games in the garden, a toilet trip and some mental games burnt off some excess energy and left him feeling relaxed and contented until his owners returned. Ringwood Dogs also offers a dog visiting service should you need it regularly
A visit for this little 10 week old Goldendoodle puppy. She loved having the company to break up her morning and enjoyed a cuddle on my lap. We played tug of war and fetch and I left her with a stuffed Kong so she was kept busy until her owners returned. Ringwood Dogs also offers
A cold walk in Moors Valley Country Park with Ringwood Dogs incorporating “scent games”. This stimulates dogs both physically and mentally. I always play lots of scent games with the dogs in my care it help encourage focus and calms over excited dogs. I often use this technique when training my fearful or reactive dogs.
Great walk today in Ashley Heath. The dogs in the care of Ringwood Dogs posing for a photo after scent games amongst the logs! I always try to take photos of your dogs whilst they are staying at Ringwood Dogs so that you can see what they are getting up to! Sometimes they
A Tug Of War Workshop with my dog. I attend many workshops throughout the year in order to keep up to date with current dog training techniques. It’s not always about training but learning how to play with your dog too! Tug of war is a very rewarding game for both owner and dog. It burns
There’s nothing worse than a hyper dog on a rainy day! While it might be impossible to get your dog outside for his/her daily walk during inclement weather, there are many games you can do inside to burn off that excess energy. The following games are not only enjoyable for you and your dog but