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2017’s Top Dog Christmas Gifts

What does your dog want for Christmas?

Finding the perfect Christmas gift is tricky.  I know that for me, I have to find something that the recipient doesn’t have, and maybe doesn’t even know they want.  My brother & his family always get us the best Christmas presents.  They’re always gifts we didn’t even know we wanted, but use all the time.  This list has that kind of gifts for your dog.

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Five Great Puzzle Toys for Dogs

Do you think your dog might be bored?  Dogs need more than physical stimulation.  Regardless of their intelligence, all dogs need mental stimulation to stay active and happy.  Most dogs love to use their nose to solve problems, and these great puzzle toys for dogs will help your dog keep his mind sharp.

These toys also work great for dogs that eat too fast or are prone to bloat.  They have to work to get the food, so they can’t gulp it all down in one bite.

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The Destructive Dog: Combating Boredom

You just love your dog.  He’s smart, funny, and energetic.  But you work a 9 to 5, and every day he destroys the house.  Garbage everywhere.  Scratches at the windows.  Pillows de-stuffed.  You don’t want to know what he did to your daughter’s stuffed bunny.

Some destructive dogs suffer from separation anxiety, but before assuming your dog suffers from a medical condition, he may just be bored.

Think about it.  He sits at home, alone, for 9-10 hours straight.  He has a few toys, but they don’t really do anything without a friend.  He can’t play tug by himself, or keep-away, or fetch.  So, he entertains himself with what’s available.

Implement just a few of our boredom-busting tips, and soon he’ll be too tired to destroy the house.

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