How To Keep Dogs Occupied + A Giveaway

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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With 4 dogs running around, things can get a bit hectic in my home.  One of the major issues is making sure that everyone's behaving ALL THE TIME.   My dogs can get especially rowdy if there is a guest over, so I try to keep them busy and distracted.  And now, with Nina Ottosson Dog Activity Toys, it just became easier for me to do that!

There are plastic and wooden games.  Plastic games are great because they are easy to clean with water and dishwashing liquid.  I just hid a few treats under each square and each bone shape.  Once my dogs began to figure out that they had to lift the bone to get the treats, they then discovered that if they slide the squares over, there are more treats underneath!

Not only was this DogBrick plastic game entertaining for them but I had a blast watching them figure it all out.  These are great mental stimulation for dogs since they have to do with problem solving and strategy like how to lift the pieces out or move them away to reveal the treat. 

The wooden games like the DogFighter are neat because they can be cleaned by wiping with a damp cloth.  My dogs loved trying to move the pieces around especially since the shapes were easier for them to get their mouths on.  And have no fear because only the best materials are used for these. The plastic games and toys are non-toxic and splinter free.  And the same with the wooden games. 

It's so important to keep your pets mentally stimulated, just like it is for humans.  Nina Ottosson games have different levels of dicciulty to fit as many dogs as possible.  This is also a great idea for a senior dog that doesn't get around very much or a dog that's recovering from an illness or surgery. 

And guess what! One lucky winner will win a DogBrick plastic game for their pet!

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  1. Dakota has the blue and white bone game (which he loves!) but I would LOVE to have him try the wooden one. cgittleman at mi dot rr dot com

  2. I think the DogDizzy would be our favorite, but I think any of them would be good for my dogs.

  3. This is genius idea!!!!! My dog is pretty hyper with people around, but very calm around me. This would be a great way to keep him distracted when I have company. Thanks for sharing!


  4. I like the
    Taz and Cat Treat Maze

  5. I like the Dog treat Maze.
    Rafflecopter name is Kimberly

  6. Oh my goodness! I LOVE this! What cute games for doggies. With three furbabies that mean the world to me...sing me up please! THose Dog Casino Games look cute!

  7. My dog would love the DogFinder, plastic. Level 2 and the DogTwister plastic, level 3


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