Interactive Dog Toys

interactive dog toysAre you bored from doing the same activity over and over again?  I guess the answer is yes. Dogs enjoy the daily walk, but after a while some dogs need to be challenged and exposed to more activity. If not, they become bored and may become destructive.

It is easy to occupy dogs and you can buy or do it yourself.

If you have time you can play and teach new tricks. Learning tricks are a good mental challenge. Don’t know what to teach, search the internet and you’ll find many what and how suggestions to choose from. Also, search for “101 Things to Do with a Box” and get simple and fun ideas to play and teach your dog using just a box.

If he is a good behaving pooch take him with you when running errands. Dogs need to meet new people and dogs and be socialized.

For pets who stay home alone interactive dog toys can keep them occupied for a long time. These toys are challenging and teach how to solve problems, sharpen memory and enjoyable.  Another benefit is that they are more easy to be trained.  At first the parent needs to play with the dog and show him how to play. The dog toys are puzzles and shapes with special openings and hidden treats.  Toys available for puppies and small breed and up to big dogs. Also,  as your dog learns to solve the toy problem,  more complicated interactive toys available in level two and three.

Here are some interactive dog toys choices:

KONG has interactive toys in various sizes from puppy and up. They are not only challenging but also great for teething. You can fill it with Kong special filling or with any other treats your puppy love like cheese, peanut butter etc.

Interactive Dog Toys from KyjenKyjen has a variety of interactive puzzles where the dog using his nose revealing the opening of hidden compartments with rewarding treats inside.

Another option for interactive toys are the AiKiou (pronounced “IQ”) Interactive Dog Feeder.

Interactive-Feeder-for-DogsIt is part of the recommended program as an interactive feeder for dogs and as a slow feeder. Great for dogs who eat too fast, it can help prevent bloating since they eat at a slower pace.

Nina Ottosson is another challenging puzzle collection where the dog learns to move blocks (with paws and nose) in order to dispense the treats. The collection has 3 levels of difficulty.Interactive Dog-Domino





The benefits of playing these toys:

Preventing boredom that can lead to destructive behavior.

Mental stimulation which dogs need in addition to the physical activity.

Helps and teach dog to eat in a healthier pace.

They learn how to solve problems.

When it’s too cold or too hot outside they are occupied with activities that they enjoy.

It is a great tool for bonding you and your pet even more.

By The Pet Boutique

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