The 5 Best Toys For Smart Dogs


No matter how smart your dog already is, canine intelligence can be honed and developed with a little work. By using things like IQ balls, puzzles, hide-and-seek toys, snuffle mats, and other mentally-stimulating dog toys, you can continuously increase your dog’s mental capacity, and keep them entertained all day long. If you’re on the hunt for the best toys for smart dogs, there are tons of different options to choose from.

When beginning your search, keep in mind your dog’s size and its breed. Obviously, some toys are better for smaller dogs and puppies, while other toys are built with thicker, stronger material, and designed for big dogs.

A well-kept secret? Most interactive dogs toys have adjustable components or ways to modify them to make them easier or harder. That means, you don't need to look for one that specifically works for your dog's level of intelligence, so long as you pick a toy that can be adjusted to suit your pup.

And, because your pup will continue to get smarter as they age, investing in mentally-stimulating toys you can customize will allow them to stay your pup's favorite toys for years to come. With all of that in mind, here is a list of the best toys for smart dogs to help morph your simple pooch into a furry Einstein.

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