Dog Training Tip: Keeping your dog entertained and busy at home

A quick, easy tip on how to teach your dog, owned or borrowed, to entertain themselves.

Some dogs just love to be busy all the time. If you don’t have time to take your dog for your usual long walks or play session (maybe you’re working from home, maybe you’re in the thick of a new book), our partners at Cuffe Vets have the answer.

Fill a Kong toy with dog friendly peanut butter, wet food or treats and give to your dog. They’ll spend ages entertaining themselves and licking up every last bit. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy some peace and quiet to take care of your to-do list until it’s time for their normal walk.

Make sure to take the Kong filling out of the dog’s daily food allowance to ensure they are not enjoying too many extra calories.

Put this tip into action and let us know if it helped your dog, owned or borrowed.

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