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5 Fun Brain Games for Your Dog

snuffle mat

Snuffle Mat

Snuffle mats are an excellent enrichment activity for your dog! Put treats or kibble throughout the mat and this will stimulate your dog to sniff out and forage the food!

lick mat

Lick Mat

Lick mats come in all shapes and sizes. You can spread peanut butter, yogurt, or even cream cheese! Lick mats freeze well and you can pop them right in the dishwasher for easy cleaning!

puzzle toys

Puzzle Toys

Puzzle toys are an excellent way to help Fido fi ght boredom. You can get diff erent levels of diffi culty for even the smartest of pups. Puzzle toys can be found at most pet stores, or you can fi nd many ways to DIY your own puzzle toy online.


The Kong is probably one of the most popular toys on the market. You can stuff it with almost anything! Freeze treats or kibble inside, and it’s dishwasher safe! Kongs come in a softer rubber for puppies, up to the black model, which is for the more aggressive chewer.
hide and seek

Hide & Seek

An easy way to beat the boredom and keep your pooches brain going is to play hide and seek! You can use your dogs favorite treats or toys, hide them around the house and then let them “fi nd it!”. This stimulates the smell receptors in that amazing nose and will tire them out mentally & physically!