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How to Keep Your Dog Entertained While You’re at Work

Working all day can be difficult

However, just because you are at work does not mean that your dog must be bored out of their mind. While you’re at work, here are some fun and easy ways to entertain your dog:

 1  Puzzle toys

Puzzle toys are awesome for keeping your dog’s mind active and engaged while you’re away. Your dog will have to figure out how to get to the treats or kibble usually hidden in various compartments or pockets of these toys. Not only will this keep them engaged for some time, but it will also give some mental excitement that can assist with boredom and destructive behaviour.

 2  Doggy daycare

If your dog is very social, doggy daycare might be a good way to keep them occupied while you’re at work. Playtime, socialisation, and plenty of exercise are provided by daycare facilities in many cities. Additionally, your dog will be able to socialise with other animals, which is always a plus.

Dof playing with toy at home

 3  Treat dispenser

A treat dispenser is a great option for keeping your dog occupied while you are away. These devices can be programmed to give treats at predetermined times or specific commands, which can assist in keeping your dog occupied and content. You can also set up a camera to observe your dog eating its treats while you are at work.

 4  Interactive toys

Interactive toys are a fun way to keep your dog occupied while you are away. Most of the time, these toys have motion or sound that your dog can interact with, like a ball that bounces on its own or a toy that squeaks when touched. These toys can keep dogs entertained for hours and prevent destructive behaviour and boredom.

Dog playing with ball.

 5  Frozen treats

If you want to keep your dog entertained and cool on a hot day, you should make some frozen treats. You can freeze yoghurt or peanut butter in ice cube trays or buy a dog-specific treat maker. The icy treat will not only delight your dog, but they will also enjoy trying to get to it as it melts.

 6  Hide and seek

Playing hide-and-seek is one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to keep your dog occupied while you’re at work. Place some toys or treats around the house and encourage your dog to find them before you leave for work. Your dog will have something to do while you’re away and some mental stimulation from this.

Keeping your dog entertained while you’re at work doesn’t have to be difficult. With some creativity and planning, you can ensure your furry friend is happy and occupied until you get home. So why not try out one of these fun ideas today? Your dog will thank you for it! Find the best doggy daycares and pet sitters that can keep your dog entertained while you are away on our directory.

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