All dogs are playful, especially the dogs who are boys and puppies, they are naughty and energetic. Deciding what toy to buy for a restless pup is not an easy job. Because there are countless products touting pups benefits, such as durability, dental protection, or just plain cuteness.
I believe that over time, most of owners including myself gain a better understanding of your own dog’s preferences. However, sometimes, you just have no idea why after agonizing over the decision and bringing a new toy home, your dog barely touch it or even finds the packaging more entertaining.
Why are dogs so picky? How do they decide what toy seems more fun than another? According to a recent study which was published, there are some interesting you need to know about dogs. Here are some tips for you to pick up nice toys for your pup.
1. Dogs look at toys the way wolves look at prey. So it is not surprising that they tend to like toys that either taste like food, can be torn apart, or make a noise, this is the reason why so many dogs like to play cotton toy, ball toy and so on.
2. Dogs find harder and quieter toys less interesting. After all, if they cannot chew into it and it doesn’t even make a peep, what is the point? They want softer toys that can be more easily manipulated.
3. Dogs are interesting in new things. Every dog is curious. Since new toy comes, they will play it all the time, but once they become familiar with it, they tended to lose interest.
4. Dogs are more interested when you participate. As social creatures, our dogs become more excited when we are excited. Engaging a dog in play using a toy is much more engaging than playing alone. A tug toy isn’t much good if there is no one on the other side.
So, you can refer these little tips to find some pet supplies online or at your local pet store. But each dog has a unique personality and energy level, and therefore will have a unique preference for the type of toy he or she likes to play with.