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The Best Dog Feeding Toys — Enrichment 101

Enrichment is a catch-all term for activities that mimic what wild dogs would spend their days doing: digging, shredding, snuffling around, that sort of thing. Modern dogs lead a relatively simple life, with many meals handed to them in a bowl and scheduled walks, maybe a game of fetch here and there. Some dogs do very well on this, but most could benefit from some enrichment activities (like feeding toys!) to get their brains engaged and fulfil those instinctual needs. There are a ton of activities you can do to enrich your dogs’ days, so we’ve started this Enrichment101 series to give you some ideas and point you in the right direction. They can often help behavioural problems like separation anxiety, reactivity, and problem chewing. Owners often report their pets are more tired after enrichment activities than expected, even though they aren’t as physically demanding as a walk.  This first … Read more