How smart is your dog? It's a question more and more people are asking and trying to answer with things like a DIY dog IQ test. Now, there are even more academic studies of the subject with some universities, like Yale, setting up their own centers for canine cognition. According to the New York Times, people are flocking to them to find out how smart their dogs are.
But you don't need to travel miles to a university lab to help improve your dog's intelligence. Here are eight simple games you can play to help increase your dog's smarts, fulfill her need for discipline, and tighten your bond with her.
Remember that our dogs like to make us happy and they like to figure things out. With the games above, you can help fulfill your dog's need for a job and discipline, while improving her mind.
What games do you play with your dog and how does she demonstrate her inner Einstein? Let us know in the comments!
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