I can’t believe we are in the middle of July! In a matter of weeks – kids will be going back to school! I remember going back after Labor Day, which makes me feel sorry for kids today. I just can’t imagine having to go back to school the first week in August! Bleh!
We had a German Shepherd that would wait for us at the end of our yard and would greet all the kids. I know she got a lot of playtime in when we were on summer break but when we went back to school she went back to sleeping all day. I wish I could just sleep all day!
If you have a dog that is home alone all day you just need to be sure that their evenings, when you and the kids get home, consists of plenty of playtime, walks and exercise. You need to make up for being gone all day. In addition to making time to play with your dog(s) in the evening, there are interactive toys/games/puzzles your dog might like to play with that will challenge them and give them the stimulation they need.
Petco® carries interactive games for dogs that helps keep fido engaged. All dogs need stimulation and enrichment and they will get that with interactive toys. We have several at home and the girls each have their favorite.
New to Petco®, Kyjen Paw Hide Dog Toy
Above, Kiko plays with Kyjen’s Paw Hide Dog Toy Puzzle (Regularly $19.99 – on sale now at petco.com for $14.99). These types of toys are great for any dog, regardless of age or size. Simply hide bite-sized treats under each paw (or only a few paws) and watch your furkid figure out how to get under the yellow paws, so she can be rewarded with the treat. Interactive toys are great for mental stimulation and offer a bonding experience for you and your dog. I sit on the floor with Kiko and encourage her while she is attempting to dislodge the paws.
New to Petco®, LM Farms Nutrition Booster Daily Supplement for Dogs.
- Carefresh controls odors
- Super absorbent bedding
- Made from reclaimed wood pulp
- Carefresh Pet Bedding is chemical free
- No pine or cedar oils
- Treat your pet to an exciting blend of bright colors
Another new product available at Petco online and in stores are the Hagen Marina Betta Kits. Available in a variety of styles, complete with everything you need to start out, except for the fish, this is a wonderful item for your home or office.
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