If your dog is too smart for their own good, the Outward Hound Nina Ottosson Puzzle is one of the best interactive dog toys to keep them busy. This cool toy comes in a variety of designs, and each one is categorized into a difficulty level ranging from one (easy) to four (expert). There are lots of little compartments where you can hide your dog’s favorite treats, and your pup will have to work to get the covers open for their reward.
By putting your dog to work with a puzzle or game, you are focusing their attention and energy effectively, ultimately reducing boredom and destructive behaviors. Puzzles are also a great way to distract dogs from fireworks, thunderstorms and other situations where your dog may get anxious.As Nina says—a dog has four legs and one head, and all five need exercise but in different ways. These challenging and rewarding activities will engage your dog’s mind and natural instincts.