Dog Agility and Games

Canine sport – getting dogs and their owners moving! Exercise is vital for your dog and an indispensable tool in making life as a dog owner simple. There is a great range of sporting options for those who want to get in a little extra movement on top of their daily walks. But what exactly is canine sport? And which are the right sports for you and your dog? Here you can find out more about why you would be mad to miss out on canine sport! Read more

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Sport for dogs – what exactly is it?

Dog sport refers to almost any activity that you and your dog can get involved in together, which gets you moving. Fun, movement and exercise are the main objectives!

Which is the right canine sport for you?

There is a wide range of sport options you can choose from. Your choice should be based around aiming to keep your dog busy in both physical and mental terms, which will vary based on your dog’s breed and individual character. As well as getting your dog involved in physical exercise, you also need to think about activities that can increase ability to learn and concentrate.

If your dog does everything right, another really important thing to remember is to offer plenty of praise and rewards!

To find the perfect training accessories and treats for your dog, take a look at what we have to offer in the zooplus shop.