Best Enrichment Toys for Dogs

How enrichment toys can benefit your dog Toy enrichment is one of the six types of enrichment for dogs. The other types of enrichment are social enrichment cognitive enrichment environmental enrichment (see here for ideas) sensory enrichment feeding enrichment (see here for ideas) An enrichment activity you provide for your dog can be classified in … Read more

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Food enrichment ideas and activities for dogs

How to provide food enrichment for dogs Food-based enrichment for dogs is one of the most common types of enrichment for dogs. For more on the six types of enrichment for dogs see here. This is because it is one of the simplest ways to provide enrichment for your dog as most dogs are food … Read more

How to provide environmental enrichment for dogs

Environmental Enrichment Definition Environmental enrichment, also known as behavioral enrichment, is the process of making your dog’s living space more engaging and interesting. This concept originated in zoos. Zookeepers understood that animals’ psychological and mental health is just as important as their physical health. This is just as true for your dog as it is … Read more

Side effects of not walking your dog

The daily walk is crucial for all dogs. It is important for your dog to receive daily physical exercise and mental enrichment not only for their overall health but to also prevent boredom. To find out how much exercise your particular dog needs daily see here. Taking your dog for a walk allows them to … Read more

Mental Stimulation for Border Collies and Herding Breeds

Providing mental stimulation and enrichment is crucial for all dogs. This is especially true with Border Collies and other herding breeds. Dogs that were bred to herd are highly intelligent and athletic and failure to occupy them both physically and mentally can lead to severe behavior issues. This can manifest itself in behaviors such as … Read more

Dog walking games in the park

The daily walk is a critical part of keeping your dog healthy, not only for the physical exercise but also the mental enrichment and social benefits. It gives your dog the opportunity to enjoy the sights, smells and spending quality time with you. Incorporating dog exercise games into your walk will have many benefits for … Read more

Top 10 Self Playing Dog Toys

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Self playing dog toys are excellent for those times when your dog is home alone or when you are otherwise occupied or don’t have the time to play with your dog. Read “Leaving a dog home alone” for more tips for when your dog is by themselves. Some of these suggested self entertaining dog toys … Read more