Features October 2015 Issue

Inventive Alternatives to a Dog Bowl

The Kong Wobbler has a weighted bottom, so when the dog pushes or nudges it over, it wobbles (like a Weebles, for those of a certain age) and some kibble can spill out of the hole on its side, but then it rights itself and has to be pushed again and again, in order to spill all of the kibble.

Inventive Alternatives to a Dog Bowl

How would you like to eat out of the same tin dish every day, day after day, month after month...? Give your dog a bone... and some different ways to enjoy dinner.

Like us, our dogs need both physical exercise and mental stimulation. As a trainer, I see many clients who focus on physical exercise, but donít always consider the benefits of mental stimulationówhat I call brain-work. One easy way to add in a bit of brain-work is to get rid of your dogís food bowl and replace it with other fun feeding options. Iím always so excited to share with my clients how fun and effective it can be to ditch the dish! Yes, thatís right: Throw that traditional food bowl into the trash and get going with creative feeding.

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