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Unleashing the Playful Side: A Guide to Pet Play in BDSM

Updated: Apr 3

What is Pet Play ?


Pet play is a form of animal role play, it usually involves one or more people adopting the persona of an animal and sometime an owner.

Pet play
Pet Play



In the rich arena of BDSM, one kink that has captured the hearts and collars of many is "Pet Play."


Far from your traditional walk in the park, pet play adds a delightful twist by inviting participants to explore their animalistic instincts in a safe, consensual, and light-hearted manner.


So, buckle up your harnesses and prepare to unleash your playful side as we dive into the intriguing world of pet play.


What is Pet Play?


Pet play is a form of role-play within BDSM where participants take on the personas of animals and their owners or handlers. It's all about embodying the characteristics, mannerisms, and even the sounds of our beloved furry (or scaly) friends.


Participants can choose from a variety of animals, ranging from loyal pups and curious kittens to playful ponies and graceful foxes.


The Owner/Handler: Bonding with Their Furry Companions


In pet play, the owner or handler takes on the role of the caregiver and dominant partner. This individual provides guidance, care, and affection to their pet, akin to how a pet owner would nurture their furry companions. The owner/handler is responsible for setting boundaries, training, and rewarding their pets, creating a strong and trusting bond between them.


Being a Pet: Embracing the Animal Instinct


On the flip side, the pet fully embraces their animal persona and surrenders control to their owner/handler. Pets engage in various animal behaviours, like walking on all fours, communicating through animal-like sounds, and responding to commands. Through this transformation, pets experience a sense of freedom, escapism, and the opportunity to explore their primal instincts in a non-judgmental and supportive environment.



The Benefits of Pet Play


Bonding and Trust:


Pet play fosters a deep connection between the owner/handler and their pet, as it requires open communication, empathy, and understanding of each other's needs and desires.


Stress Relief:


Embracing the carefree mindset of a pet can offer stress relief and escape from the pressures of everyday life.


Exploration of Identity:


Pet play provides a safe space for participants to explore different aspects of their personality and sexuality, free from societal expectations.


Non-Sexual Intimacy:


While pet play can involve erotic elements for some, it can also be a non-sexual form of intimacy focused on emotional connection and companionship.


Creativity and Fun:


It's an opportunity to let your imagination run wild, experiment with costumes, and enjoy playful interactions.



A Guide to Different Types of Handlers and Pets



🐶Puppy Play -


As one of the most popular forms of pet play, puppy play involves handlers training and caring for their adorable pups. Expect lots of tail-wagging, belly rubs, and playful barks.


😺Kitten Play -


In this variation, handlers embrace their nurturing side as they care for their curious and affectionate kittens. Expect purrs, playful pouncing, and lots of cuddles.


🐴Pony Play -


Giddy up! Pony play involves handlers becoming trainers and riders, while their obedient ponies take on various equine behaviours, often complete with bridles, saddles, and even carts.


🦊Fox Play -


For those seeking a touch of slyness and grace, fox play allows handlers to explore the cunning and mysterious world of foxes, while their fox pets might indulge in playful antics and mischief.


🐰🐺🐉Exotic Pets -


Some participants choose to explore their wild side by embodying exotic animals like wolves, bunnies, or even mythical creatures like dragons.



Pet play, like all BDSM activities, should be consensual, safe, and discussed thoroughly beforehand. Open communication between participants is essential to ensure everyone's comfort and enjoyment.


So, whether you're wagging your tail, purring with delight, or galloping into the sunset, pet play offers an enchanting world of fun and exploration for those who dare to embrace their animal instincts.


So, if you're intrigued, why not give it a try? Unleash your inner animal and let the pet play begin!


Kaylie Louise Bond 21/07/2023


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