Enrichment is a very important part of a dog’s life. As well as physical exercise, dogs thrive off mental stimulation. Read more about canine enrichment here.

We have compiled a list of easy to source toys to keep your furry friend busy and stimulate their brains

  1. The classic kong is a staple in most households! As well as kibble, there’s so many ways you can stuff a kong to keep your dog happy and make the activity more challenging
  2. Spread some yoghurt or similar on a Lickimat. Licking also has a calming effect on dogs, perfect for any nervous dogs.
  3. You can learn how to make your own snuffle mat here or you can buy a ready made one instead like this one

4. Pop some kibble in a Twist n Treat and let them have some fun!
5. The simple treat ball is great for any ball loving dogs

6. The Kong Wobber is another great enrichment toy from kong. You can feed a whole meal or just use as a fun activity through the day

7. If you want to step it up a notch, you can try making some toys with moving parts or there’s a large variety available to buy too like these ones!

Remember: any food used for enrichment activities should be taken from your dog’s daily food allowance to maintain a healthy weight

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