Interactive Dog Toys

Let’s get it straight, your dog loves, and will love nothing more than you. All your four-legged friend wants is to have your attention, play, and pass all their quality time with their favourite hooman. Now we both know that is not something easy to do, we have works, maybe all the family members do too. During that time, the doggos are all alone. Just like you and me, Dogs also have emotions. Even though your dog will remain loyal to you and play with you with only a small hint, they do get bored, anxious.

Boy, do they get cranky when they are anxious! All their ancestral rush comes back, and they start behaving all crazy and destructive. The sofas, cushions, your expensive shoes, they will exempt nothing from their wrath. Good news for us, to support your doggo and keep them accompanied, there are many smart interactive dog toys on the market.

These interactive toys aid in keeping your closest, caring friend in check. Some of these work as treat dispensers, some provide challenges for the dogs to solve, some are excellent training material. Some, at the same time, just satisfy their grudge to put all the pressures on. You do not have to worry about your dog being bored or hungry. These interactive dog toys help in stimulating their brain, prevent the dog from eating too fast, and stay fit. We have put together a list of the most exciting interactive dog toys collection, check it out.

Trixie Dog Activity

Trixie has designed 6 different games on 3 different training levels on this dog activity board. All of the games are very exciting, as they bring in various types of challenges. For Training Level 1, there is Gambling Tower and Windmill. These are pretty easy to learn, you put treats inside the cylinder, and to get them the dog has to just pull off a lid in Gambling Tower, or rotate correctly in the windmill.

Trixie Dog Activity

The games of Level 2 are tougher; you can also improvise with them to change the patterns. For level 3, there is literally a Chess Game, along with Move-2-Win.

Outward Hound, Nina Ottosson — Interactive Puzzle Game Toy for Dogs

Outward Hound offers some pretty challenging dog games. They have distributed their games into 4 consequent levels. The games are from easy level to all the way up to expert level. The set of the Expert Level is a Multipuzzle where there are numerous ways to hide the treats, and for your dog to find them. The whole game is a maze, with tiles, compartments, locks etc. Your dog will learn to be patient and will be busy trying to play hide and seek with their treats.

Outward Hound, Nina Ottosson — Interactive Puzzle Game Toy for Dogs

Starmark Bob-a-Lot Interactive Dog Toy (B003YHB8EI) Link

Isn’t the name fun! Bob-a-lot! Just like its name, the toy is also amusing. The concept is simple, you put the treats on the upper compartment, and then let your dog play with it. As the dog starts squishing it, throwing it, the Bob-a-lot will dispense the treat as it goes. The exciting part about the toy is that there is no definite time or pattern for your dog to bring out the treats. They simply need to keep squeezing and throwing the toy for the treats.

Bob-a-Lot Interactive Dog Toy

Outward Hound Hide-A-Squirrel Squeaky Puzzle Plush Dog Toy

Patterdale terriers like to hunt and bite, don’t they! They also like to squish, and for that Outward Hound Hide has designed a perfect game for your favourite doggo. This Hide-a-Squirrel dog toy has a number of hole where tiny, cute squirrels hide. The dogs or pupper can dig the squirrels out, squish them and also find the treats they desire. The toy can also be a puzzle as the treats can be hidden, offering the dogs a brain exercise.

Hide-A-Squirrel Squeaky Puzzle Plush Dog Toy

Trixie Dog Activity Game Bone

This time, Trixie has designed a 2 in 1 game for your amazing doggo. The Trixie Dog Game Bone consists of hard, varnished plastics, which the dogs might even confuse for a bone. One type of compartment can be revealed by lifting the plastic bone in the right way, while they need to slide the other compartments.

Trixie Dog Activity Game Bone

Idepet Dog Toy Ball

Balls are an ideal toy for the dogs. The like how they can roll the Idepet dog toy ball, catch the ball in their mouth or even fetch it. Now, what if these balls can hold treats for the dog. Idepet has made just the thing. This toy ball made from rubber can not only help the dogs with grinding but also challenge them to bring out the treats.

Idepet Dog Toy Ball

LICKIMAT Buddy Treat Mat

The licky mat for dogs is here to help with licking. This is a soft mat surface where you can put the treats, be it raw, chunky or better if it is wet, runny treat. The dogs will start licking the life out of this mat to savour the yummy treats to the bit.

LICKIMAT Buddy Treat Mat

Nerf Dog Tennis Ball Blaster

We bet you like playing throw and fetch with your trusted friend. The dogs like it more if you give them a challenge and throw the ball far away. With the Nerf Dog Tennis Ball Blaster you can throw the ball more far without straining your arm. This gun can also catch and shoot normal tennis balls so don’t worry if the included ball is lost.

Nerf Dog Tennis Ball Blaster

PetSafe Busy Buddy Squirrel Dude

A very affordable yet lasting toy. You pour in the treats into the toy, set the treat rate with the patented Treat Meter and allow your dog to lick it, bite it all they want! It is a treat to watch how the toy jumps and bounces without any notice with just a squeeze.

PetSafe Busy Buddy Squirrel Dude

Trixie Dog Activity Memory Trainer Strategy Game

The list doesn’t seem quite complete without an electronic toy! In this interactive toy the challenge is the small remote-control button that opens the drawer. The remote can work from a distance, so you can hide it in different room or maybe garden for the dog to investigate.

Trixie Dog Activity Memory Trainer Strategy Game

If you enjoyed this blog you might also like to read about the best Nina Ottosson dog puzzles and the best dog enrichment toys.

Originally published at https://patterdaleterriers.co.uk on August 24, 2020.

Hi I’m Amy — travel blogger, dog lover, digital marketer. I write mainly about Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Getting into drones!

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