The Nina Ottoson smart dog puzzles are multi-functional. They are categorized from Basic to Advanced level stimulating physical, mental, and sensory development.
How to Play:
The product has different compartments. Place treats/kibble in the compartment and cover with a bone that is designed to hide the treat. The dog has to move the bone to get the treat. To make it more difficult cover more compartments. Initially you have to teach your dog how to move the bone to get desirable item (treat). It works on the principle of reinforcement as each time the dog moves the bone it is rewarded. This will also help to develop focus and control in dog.
Training with Puzzle:
The Nina Ottoson smart dog puzzle is a level 1 (Basic level) game for dogs. It teaches dogs functional play in a more structured way and trains them for basic commands such as pull, push, press, move, pick, spin, touch, and slide.
Functional play in puppies/dogs refers to play behaviours that serve a specific purpose or function beyond just entertainment. It often involves actions that facilitate real life activities or behaviours that are essential for their development. This product will facilitate learning of:
- Slow feeding
- Problem solving
- Working memory
- Paw/eye coordination
- Mouth/eye coordination
Easy to clean:
To wash smart dog puzzles, simply remove all treats/food and hand wash with multipurpose cleaner or warm soapy water. Rinse, dry and use again.