Scent Enrichment For Dogs
Part IV of the Dog’s Nose Knows
As many of you may be aware, captive exotic animals can become very bored, frustrated and anxious without having some kind of daily environmental enrichment in their lives. I am not a big fan of zoos and animal parks however, a few of them have come a long way and have worked hard at enhancing the animal’s lives by incorporating varying enrichment exercises and objects to help mimic their “natural” environment in the wild.
Dogs love using their noses, it gives them pleasure and calms them down. For them, smelling and sniffing is the most natural thing in the world!
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My next post will go into some more enrichment ideas that involve the dog’s nose.
NOTE: If you are a dog breeder or you work with puppies at an animal shelter, you may be interested in learning more about how to raise more intellegent, “bomb proof” puppies using Puppy Culure Protocols.