During the cold winter months our pets can get bored, frustrated and even anxious from being stuck inside the house without an outlet for their energy. Even for those pets in usually sunny California are facing bad El Nino weather during these winter months and will end up spending more time indoors.
Did you know that mental stimulation can be just as tiring for your pet as a long outdoor play session? If you can’t get your pets outside, get their minds working indoors! Stop in to your local Kriser’s too check out some of the great indoor play options available for dogs AND cats.
Puzzle toys are some of the most common and challenging toys available. You can start your pet off easy with a Dogzilla Egg to get them interested in reward based toys. Once they are a pro you can move them on to more challenging toys like the brand new Bark Buster GameChanger or the Nina Ottosson Tornado Puzzle Toy. These toys are sure to keep your pets thinking and busy for long periods of time. You can adjust the difficult of these toys while your pets learn to love them! Don’t shy away from these toys from your cats! You’d be surprised how interested your feline is in hunting her favorite snacks out of the twisting Tornado.
We have toys for pet parents who like to interact with their pets indoors too! Check out Billy the Gator hand puppet toy from HuggleHounds to get your pooch rolling around on the floor with you. Or check out the indoor soft fetch toys from Chuck It! With fun shapes made from fuzzy soft materials you can play fetch indoors without worrying about breaking things.
And for those of you who’d rather press a button, sit back, relax and laugh while your pet goes nuts check out the PetSafe BOLT. This interactive laser toy makes its own erratic pattern that your cat or dog can spend forever chasing all at the press of a button. Or for the kitties, toss them a BOBBY Tete a Tete scratching ball with an internal feather toy that they can bat at for hours.
These are just some of the great selection of indoor options we have to keep your pets happy and healthy naturally during those long winter months. Ask a Pack Member to help you find the right toy for your furry family.