how do i play with my Siberian husky? ?
so i grew up with a couple of different breed of dogs, and i noticed my Siberian i got a little while ago is a lot less amused then these other dogs. Does anybody know any kind of games or anything i can play with my Siberian? if this question is not clear enough E-mail me and i'll try to explain it better.
and please people don't say stuff like "you should have researched this breed before you got him" or " you should have gotten a different breed"
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Games to Play with Your Dog
People who regularly play with their dog develop understanding, respect and communication with their dog. Games are activities you do with your dog that require the two of you to communicate and work together in some way. While some would argue with me I also distinguish games from sports. Games may have a goal but they have no titles, no placements, no ribbons. Games might even involve competition - but it is competition of the moment. Playing games with your dog is really good for your relationship. Remember that while dogs are not humans in fur suits they are social creatures and playing is an important element in developing social relationships. Playing games is a fundamental way of "modeling" real life. You can teach a dog to obey by playing games that make following your instructions fun. Don't believe me? Think about kids and how much they enjoy "Follow the leader" and "Simon Says" Think about all the games kids play that involve following (or failing to follow) directions. Kids learn from this and so do dogs. And handled properly the learning is a very positive experience.
These are games and ideas submitted from a variety of sources. For the most part I've posted them without editing.
Follow the Leader
Find the Treat
Hide and Seek
My Dog Can Do That
Books and Videos
Games and Puzzles for People
Follow the Leader
A really fun game I play with my dogs and my puppy classes is follow the leader.
I set up lots of puppy obstacles and traffic cones in no particular order and give each handler the opportunity the chance to be leader. All you need are three dogs and handlers. In the summer (actually most of the year here in Florida) I include a shallow wading pool, also some piles of balls or Frisbees. Well, you get the idea.
Find the Treat
I put my dogs on a "down" stay then I put treats in a variety of hiding places. They have to wait until I'm all done hiding them. When I say "GO!" the dog run around trying to each get the most treats. Carol
Hide and Seek
I play hide and seek with my dog. I put him on a sit or down wait. Then I hide. When I am ready I call him. Watch out they sometimes peek. This is good for teaching the dog to wait until called as well as fun for you and your dog. Judy
My Dog Can Do That!
This is a game published with training tips written by Dr. Ian Dunbar & Terry Ryan. It has cards with tricks or performances of varying levels of difficulty. The more difficult the performance the more points for correctly performing it. The game is sold through a wide variety of dog books and dog supply retailers. See the review by Lynn Richards
Tricks (Performance Art) - most dogs think that doing tricks if a kind of game. And if you use clicker training often the dog thinks he's training you. "Let's see ..... if I do this .... I can make her give me a treat!"
Clicker training is great for teaching tricks as well as agility, obedience and much more
More Resources on Games to enjoy with your dog
Games Dogs Love
An explanation of the bonding good games encourage plus some fun but simple games for you and your dog.
A wonderful and quite long list of interesting games.
FUN & GAMES for DOGS
Teach your dog musical chars, or the tail wagging games. This page maintained by DogScouts.com
Books and Video
The linked books take you to Dogwise.com. You can get most of the books in lots of places but purchasing through these links helps support DogPlay - and I like the folks at Dogwise.
Caninestein : Unleashing the Genius in YOUR Dog
This book by Betty Fisher is slim and not at all intimidating but filled with a variety of activities for you and your dog.
Totally Fun Things To Do With Your Dog by Maxine Rock
This book is one for kids to enjoy with their dog.
More Fun And Games With Dogs by Roy Hunter
Fun And Games With Dogs by Roy Hunter
Fun And Games With Your Dog by Gerd Ludwig
Life Beyond Block Heeling by Terry Ryan
Popular Dogs: Tricks & Games by Dog Fancy Magazine, Editors
Beyond Fetch - Fun, Interactive Activities For You And Your Dog by D. Caroline Coile
Games and Puzzles for People
Monopoly the Dog
Dog Lover Crosswords
Dog Lover Wordsearches:
Dogs of the World Playing Card
Draw 50 Dogs
Go Bark Card Game
Gone Fishin' Puzzle
Ultimate Dog Quiz Book
Guide to Purebred Dogs Puzzle
Hope i Helped=)
- SibeMamaLv 51 decade ago
My Siberians love to run, if you have a long leash or a fenced yard running, jogging, hiking, pretty much anything that gets them to burn off some of that energy... Typically not a "fetch" breed, as they are not retrievers...Some other "games" my Sibes enjoy would be digging for "treasure" is another really fun thing, bury treats and let them dig them up and "wrestling" play like a dog! And NEVER let your Siberian just roam loose like was suggested by another member. As your Siberian gets older you should look into Bikejoring and(or) Skijoring if you live in an area that has snow...You can start to train to harness now, as long as you don't apply any load to the harness.Source(s): 4 Siberians 2 Malamute Mixes
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- Anonymous1 decade ago
I have a Husky and i usually take her to the dog park and she loves it!! They have three located in Otay Ranch and Eastlake. Husky's demand exercise so make sure your dog gets lots of exercise! Husky's love to be chased. My dog loves when i chase her or when other dogs chase her. They also like playing tug o war. Hope this works!! :D Good luck with your dog!
- 1 decade ago
Siberian husky belongs to the spitz breed, my neigbour has a spitz, she is 1yrs+ They normally let her out freely around the neighbourhood, sometimes we play fetch, she's a naughty one, she LOVES to be free and bites alot of wood(lol!).
The Siberian Husky has been described as a behavioral representative of the domestic dog's forebear, the wolf, exhibiting a wide range of its ancestors' behavior. They are known to howl, sing and talk rather than bark.  Hyperactivity displaying as an overactive hunting drive, a characteristic of kenneled dogs, is often noticeable in dogs released from their captive environment for exercise - a behavior welcome in hunting dogs but not in the family pet. The frequency of kenneled Siberian Huskies, especially for racing purposes, is rather high, as attributed through the history of the breed in North America. A fifteen-minute daily obedience training class will serve well for Siberian Huskies.  Siberian Huskies are a very stubborn and dominant breed of dog. Siberians need consistent training and do well with a "Nothing In Life Is Free" training program. They are extremely intelligent and after learning a new skill will often decide when to show off this skill when asked to perform itSource(s): WIKIPEDIA
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Siberians like loud sqeecy toys and tug of vor
- DonLv 43 years ago
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- gLv 41 decade ago
i had a sibe,my beloved husky until he passed on. you know, this breed is so smart that they dont fall for the typical games lol.
my dog like most huskies liked to dig,so i liked to bury/hide things for him in the house. he seemed to like it.
he loved when i threw snowballs at him.
for some wierd reason,he liked to retrieve toys, so that made it easy for me to play ball with him.
a kong filled with yummies is great for their mental stimulation.
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