Spreagles have an amazing sense of smell. You can help train your pooch to use this keen ability to track things with this simple game! For very little expense you can get everything that you need for this activity. In fact, you probably only need to get essential oil. You can play indoors in any weather, and it isn't too hard to train your dog to play! One important thing to note is that you have to be careful using essential oils around pets! For this game, use only lavender, anise, or valerian essential oil to keep your dog safe. You may want to check with your vet first, so that you can be sure that these oils are suitable for your Spreagle.
Hunting is a common activity for both of the parent breeds of the Spreagle, and there is no reason that you can't use your dog's talent in the field as a fun activity. Spreagles can practice hunting with you in any weather, and it is fairly easy to teach. While it may cost you a little bit of money to get bird wings and a safety vest so that your pup is always visible, the expense will be worth the fun you will have with your Spreagle. This type of training is a welcome diversion for hunting dogs and even for those that are mainly companion animals. So, challenge your Spreagle to a fun hunting game, which can also prepare them for a real hunting expedition later on.
Since the English Springer Spaniel and Beagle parents are known for their great sniffers, you should be able to easily teach your Spreagle to find food hidden in a box. You will need a few boxes and either food or treats. It is easy to play this game with your pooch, and it is an inexpensive way to have fun, too! Plus, you can play inside so that you don't have to worry about the weather. This game is great for dogs that are training for scent-detecting jobs, but all Spreagles can enjoy this kind of activity. Think of this game as both a mental and physical challenge for your favorite four-legged friend. It is one that will teach them to better use their keen noses.