Having Fun Indoors
As the summer sun beats down upon us and outdoor spaces become too hot for our furry friends, we have found a variety of ways to keep your pooch occupied when playing indoors.
For our pets, playtime is a significant part of their day – improving their mental and physical health, play time is a fundamental routine in your dog’s daily life.
Unsure of how to keep your pet preoccupied at home? Well, we are here to help. With an extensive range of toys and puzzles to stimulate brain and play functions, here’s why playtime is so important and all the toys we have on offer to keep your pets occupied for hours and hours of fun.
Throughout their lives, dogs need time to play in order to improve their physical and cognitive development. Understanding what they can and can’t do with a toy helps dogs develop their brains’ functionality. For our four-legged friends, playing with their favourite toy can boost mental stimulation, and with a variety of toys on offer, dogs can release those ancestral urges to pounce, play, hunt and prey on their unsuspecting teddy, ball or tug toy!
In addition to boosting your dog’s brain function, toys can increase the relationship between you and your canine companion, and in turn bring you closer than ever before. Bonding is a significant part of play as engaging with your dog this way can develop a sense of security between you and your dog, and help your dog understand commands such as “fetch”, "wait" and “go”.
Most importantly, toys can provide a source of essential exercise for your dog. Whether it’s chasing a ball, playing tug of war or solving a puzzle, their toys can provide them with hours and hours of activity ensuring their muscular and bone health is maintained through those pawfect playtimes.
KONG Rewards Ball
Is there anything better than being rewarded for having fun? Look no further than the Reward Ball from KONG. This ball randomly dispenses treats as a dog plays, providing healthy mental stimulation and hours of fun! The unique shape also has an unpredictable bounce that keeps dogs active while they play.
Better still, these balls are made from the same durable materials you'd expect from a KONG toy, designed for long-lasting sessions of fun, and can even be used for meals to manage weight.
KONG Lock-it is a treat puzzle that keeps dogs playing and engaged while they eat. Designed for variety, this toy provides a varied challenge for dogs while rewarding them with treats or kibble along the way.
Fill these pawfect pods with your dog’s favourite food or treat and lock them together with a simple twist, to vary the challenge connect or add multiple pods together for added fun. Each small pod holds up to 1/4 cup, each medium pod holds up to 1/3 cup while each large pod holds up to 1/2 cup, making this toy a food bowl-alternative helping with mental engagement and weight management.
Why Kong lock-it is an ideal indoor toy:
- Durable treat puzzle satisfies foraging instincts
- Connect and/or add additional pods to vary the challenge
- Use as a food bowl-alternative for mental engagement
- Slows feeding down to manage weight
- Grooved exterior cleans teeth and gums
Boredom Busters Bundle
We all know that younger pooches can get into so much mischief (the magic of puppies!). So to stop them from tearing up the house it's a wonderful idea to give your dog something mentally stimulating to do such as KONG stuffed with peanut butter or a long-lasting chew such as an antler. But why stop giving Boredom breakers when they have grown out of puppyhood? Our Boredom Busters Bundle is perfect for juniors and older senior doggies alike!
While many behavioural problems stem from boredom, the answer isn’t necessarily just adding in more physical exercise. When it comes to mental stimulation, it doesn’t take much to tire out your dog; a frozen Kong Classic will tire out some dogs as much as a 30-minute walk. A classic combination of physical & mental exercise is what helps keep our dogs happy and entertained. Our brilliant boredom busting box features a range of incredible toys and treats that will keep your dog’s having fun all day long.
Boredom Busters Bundle Includes:
KONG Spin It Large
When pushed with a paw or nose KONG Spin It temps your pup by spinning and rolling away, rewarding with treats or kibble as it moves. Learn More Here!
Peanut Butter for Dogs by Natural Cornish Pet
A favourite treat of many canines. Not only is it a good source of protein, but it also contains heart-healthy fats, vitamin B, niacin and vitamin E. Stuff Peanut Butter into dog toys to keep your dog busy for hours. Learn More Here!
Jr Pure Duck Training Treats / 85g
Award winning Pure Range is made from the finest cuts of 100% fresh meat…that’s it! Grain and Gluten-free – No additives, no preservatives….nothing! Shop More Here!