[AU-067] Scratching The Surface: Sports Foundation Games For Your Puppy’s Mind And Body

Let’s focus on introducing your young dog to novel sights, sounds, and textures.

You will play multiple puppy games and experience the wildest obstacle courses you’ve ever seen. Over 30 different surfaces/textures/fun experiences are included! This is useful for any pup (and adult dogs too!) and helps to build a strong foundation for ALL dog sports!

Additional Course Details

  • Faculty:
    • Shelly Switick
  • Dates:
    • Course available immediately.
    • Course material access never expires.
  • Level:
    • This course is perfect for pups aged 4 months and older, including adult dogs looking to build more confidence
  • Course Structure:
    • Over 20 games. Each game has
      • Demo video
      • Written description
      • Downloadable PDF
  • Equipment needed (working participants only):
    • A variety of objects can be used, ranging from planks and inflatables to common household items like couch cushions, bags of cereal and more! All the games can be adjusted based on what items you have available.
  • Space required (working participants only):
    • These games work in a small space

Download All of the Games Using Scratching The Surface PDF Download

Course Information

Estimated Time: Over 20 games (Independent Study)

Difficulty: Open to All

Course Instructor

Shelly Switick Shelly Switick Instructor

Game 1 – Peek-A-Boo Tent

Game 2 – Crumpled Paper Jingle Bells in a food bowl/bucket

Game 3 – Friendly Cat

Game 4 – Party Streamer Crawl

Game 5 – Wobble Cilmb

Game 6 – Skateboard

Game 7 – Music Mat

Game 8 – Water Bottle/Plastic Bag Search

Game 9 – Tickle Puppy/Car Wash

Game 10 – Tunnel

Game 11 – Killer Caterpillar

Game 12 – Inflatables Walk the Plank

Game 13 – Bubble Wrap

Game 14 – Inflatable Diving Board

Game 15 – Crunchy Walk

Game 16 – Gravel Pit

Game 17 – Watering Hole

Game 18 – Arctic Walk

Game 19 – Walking Cavalettis

Game 20 – Hide & Seek Recalls

Game 21 – Balloons