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What is Enrichment, and Why Do It?

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What is Enrichment, and Why Do It?

Enrichment is any activity that can make life more interesting for your dog. It should be enjoyable, not difficult or frustrating. Why enrichment feeding? There are so many ways to make mealtimes more exciting for your dog. Now I know some of you are thinking "but my dog loves mealtimes, why would we do this?". Yes, your dog loves mealtimes, but how quickly are they over and done with? Mealtimes and walks are probably the highlights of the day for most dogs. So anything that you can do that makes them more interesting, and more fulfilling, will benefit them mentally....

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What are Lickimats?

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What are Lickimats?

Lickimat is a brand of feeding mat, developed in Australia by vets. Why choose Lickimat? Lickimat was developed in Australia, by an Australian company, with assistance from veterinarians.  Benefits of Lickimat Entertaining Slows down eating Reduces stress and anxiety Improves oral health Small amounts of food can be spread over a large area Features of Lickimat Vet developed Easy clean up  Freezer safe Microwave safe BPA free Sustainability All Lickimat products are sustainable, using non toxic rubber, with zero waste. All offcuts and rejects are reused in the manufacturing process. Cardboard is used for product packaging, and shipping cartons are reused to minimise...

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A Treasure Hunt for Your Dog

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A Treasure Hunt for Your Dog

What do you do to entertain your dog when it's too hot to go for a walk? One of Baldrick and Marvin's favourite things to do on a 'no walk' day is have a treasure hunt. I scatter small treats around the back yard, on the grass, behind shrubs, under outdoor furniture etc. As soon as they hear the words "go find it" the hunt is on, and they quite happily hunt for half an hour or more. Once they are convinced that there really isn't any more to find, they settle down totally exhausted. Why does a treasure hunt...

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