Puppy + Doorstop = Learning

Watch This Pup Learn About the World… Through a Doorstop!


This puppy is meeting a doorstop for the first time. What is it learning from this experience? Its learning:

  • How it feels to bite the doorstop
  • How it sounds when the doorstop goes “boing”
  • How to move its body to move the doorstop
  • How to move its head out of the way of the boinging doorstop
  • … and so much more!

Play, and exploration of novel objects, is absolutely vital to a growing puppy. The things it learns from seemingly innocuous, simple encounters like this one will give it a background of knowledge and experience to draw on when it encounters other things out in the world.

Also, it’s really cute.

What household items does your dog like to play with? Let us know in the comments!