All manner of enrichment items have evolved in recent years but, for me, the humble Kong is still a firm favourite. It was certainly one of the forerunners and has stood the test of time. People realised that freezing the Kong made it last considerably longer and this was often suggested for heavy chewers or dogs who … Continue reading Preparing Kongs without the need to freeze
They say that dogs are loyal,
I tend to disagree
It was recently suggested to me (not for the first time) that using a dog's food for enrichment activities is cruel because it's forcing them to do things against their will in order to eat. The definition of enrichment is to make something better, more rewarding or more meaningful. The purpose of canine enrichment, therefore, is … Continue reading Canine Enrichment: Cruel or Crucial?