How do you mentally stimulate a dog? Here are fun ways to challenge dogs and keep them from getting bored! Homemade brain games for dogs + DIY dog games and activities for backyard fun.
Dog Toys & Activities
Fun dog toys, dog games, and other activities to do with your dog -- indoors, outside, and when traveling. Great ideas for bored dogs, unique dog toys (especially indestructible dog toys for aggressive chewers), and fun activities you can do together!
The Wicked Ball dog toy is one of the best interactive dog toys I’ve ever seen. It’s 100% automatic – it rolls and moves all by itself and even turns itself ON and OFF! It’s great for preventing dog boredom and entertaining your dog when you’re not home. See why my dogs like it so much…
Interactive dog toys (or enrichment dog toys) provide a challenge for your dog. Their unique features keep your dog interested & having fun for hours! These are the best ones to start with — use them to gauge your dog’s interest and chewing behaviors before you buy a bunch of toys for your bored dog.
Can dogs see color? YES! Are dogs color blind? NO! However, since dogs see color differently from the way we humans see color, it’s important to consider dog color vision whenever you’re buying dog toys. The best color for dog toys is blue or yellow. The dog toy color to avoid is red, orange or green.
The best toys for dogs are those which match your dog’s needs the best. If your dog has no teeth, or few teeth, these are the 10 best dog toys to consider.
Does your dog behave differently with one particular toy than all the rest? Does your dog have a ‘pacifier’ — one specific toy that seems to calm him better than others?
Tough dog toys!… A list of the best solid rubber dog toys, the most durable squeaky dog toys, the best plush dog toys for aggressive chewers, the most indestructible flying discs, and the best hard plastic dog toys for serious chewers.
Getting ready to take your dog camping with you? Camping with dogs can be a lot of fun as long as you are prepared. Here’s what you need to know.
If this is your first time visiting an off leash dog park, these are the things you should know ahead of time.
Here’s a list of all the fun places you can take your dog — for a day, a few days, or on vacation!
Making your own dog toys can be a lot cheaper than buying them from the store. Here are some fun dog toys you can make using tennis balls!
Here are a couple of fun ways that you and your dog can combat cabin fever together — from recreational sled dog events to professional sled dog racing and skijoring where your dog pulls you through the snow on skis.
Some say that the best dog toy in the world is a tennis ball. Others thing Kong toys are best. I have a hard time arguing against either of those, but I’d have to say in my dog’s eyes, the best dog toy is the Splash Bomb ball. Here’s why…
Here are step-by-step instructions for making a tug toy for your dog, using items you already have around the house!
We recently introduced the GoughNuts dog toy to our dog, Tenor, for the first time. Think: A ‘doughnut’ that dogs go nuts for. He immediately lOVED it!
Does your dog like to play with old 2-liter bottles? Mine does. Here’s a REAL dog toy that is similar to a 2-liter bottle… but safer, and lots more fun for the dog. It’s called the Tug-A-Jug interactive treat toy for dogs.
Information about the new Kong Squeaker toy…
Here are the absolute lowest prices for dog Kong toys online…
There’s no doubt about it, our dogs have gotten years of enjoyment out of Kong toys. We currently own 16 of ’em! And we, in return, have gotten a lot of peace & and quiet — and content dogs — thanks to Kongs!
See why I subscribe to the Kong Company e-newsletter, and why I highly recommend you sign up too. It’s FREE. And it’s loaded with fun ideas and games and photo contests for you and your dog to enjoy!
Some fun photos of man’s best friend enjoying St. Patrick’s Day… Maybe you’ll find some fun things to do with your dog on this Irish, beer-drinking holiday!
Check out this collection of the best football dog toys, football jerseys and other gear… just for dogs.
See if you agree with these top 5 cities that were recently voted the most dog-friendly places to visit. Plus, see all the other cities that were voted dog-friendly.
Use this dog beach guide to find the best dog beaches all across the U.S. If you’ll be traveling with your dog, one of these dog-friendly beaches might be near your destination!
Do you know which dog parks rank as the best dog parks in the United States? Here are the Top 10 dog parks in America for each of the previous years. Plus, tips before you take your dog to the dog park for the first time.