What is dog enrichment?
Enrichment is an activity that taps into a dogs natural instincts and behaviours creating mental stimulation and sparking their interests.
When we think of having a tired dog we can look straight to a long walk to long game of fetch to burn off some of that energy but dogs like humans can be tired from mental work such as learning. Studies have shown that on average about 20 mins of mental enrichment is equally as effective as an energy outlet as 60 mins of walking.
Why do dogs need Enrichment?
Dog enrichment reduces unwanted behaviours caused by boredom and can build their confidence by learning and problem solving.