Scatter Feeding

Hand holding a bone shaped dog treat, with a dog visible in the background

Dogs are social, intelligent and active animals so it’s important to give them opportunities to exercise their bodies and minds.

Enrichment games, like scatter feeding, are a great way to do this – and the best part is, you can make it yourself with inexpensive items. 

Our coaches at Dog School recommend using these tactile creations to keep dogs content and occupied.

Scatter feeding is a great way to introduce enrichment games, but it can also be great for cooling your dog down a bit after a good game of fetch or tug-of-fun.

What you'll need for scatter feeding

  • Kibble
  • Dry treats 
  • peas
  • blueberries
  • pieces of carrot 
  • any dog safe food that is small and scatter-able

How to do it

Take a small handful of tasty treats, scatter them across a clean patch of ground and let your dog sniff them out!

If they like this, you can increase the difficulty and the fun by scattering the food on a patch of grass!

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