Canine Enrichment for the Real World: Making It a Part of Your Dog’s Daily Life

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In the world of dogs, there is now more awareness than ever of the need to provide enrichment, especially in shelters. But what exactly is enrichment? The concept is pretty straightforward: learn what your dog’s needs are, and then structure an environment and routine that allows them to engage in behaviors they find enriching. To truly enrich your dog’s life, you should offer them opportunities to engage in natural or instinctual behaviors. Aside from the limitations we have to place on a dog in today’s modern, busy world, the biggest constraint to enriching your dog’s life is your imagination!

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Bender, A and Strong, E. (2019). Canine enrichment for the real world: Making it a part of your dog’s daily life. Dogwise Publishing.


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Topic(s): Enrichment, Pet Families, Types of Enrichment