10 Fun Games for Kids and Dogs


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Soccer
Your kids and dog will have a blast playing soccer together.
Your kids and dog will have a blast playing soccer together.
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Your dog might not be able to bend a soccer ball like David Beckham, but your child and pet can have a blast playing the game. Of course, dogs use their noses to "kick" the ball around. One way to play the game is for the child and the dog to get the ball away from one another. When playing, it's important that the dog not be allowed to bite your child's clothing or shoes. If that happens, just slow the game down and tell the dog to "sit," or "down" [source: Dog Training Academy].

If your kid is really in to soccer, they can teach the family dog how to score a goal. Unlike just kicking the ball back and forth, teaching a dog to kick and score with their nose is a bit more complicated, but it can be done [source: Your Dog Needs You].

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