Dog Trainer Robert Haussmann’s Favorite Enrichment Toys
The Wildest Collective expert shares his top toys and tools, from classics Kongs to snuffle mats to slow feeders.
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The lasting anxieties of the pandemic have affected all of us — including our furry family members. From socialization issues to separation anxiety, there are plenty of things to navigate as we return to the office and our schedules are forced to adapt accordingly. Thankfully, expert dog trainers, such as Robert Haussmann of Dogboy NYC, offer us solutions to some of these stress-inducing quasi-post-pandemic woes. We got the scoop on the best interactive, enriching, and training toys from Haussmann, including some of his pup’s personal favorites. Below, you’ll find everything from a wobbling Kong to a treat dispensing ball toy, courtesy of The Wildest Collective trainer.
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For starters, it prevents escape, works as a training tool, and is recommended by rescue workers.
Two words: Endless entertainment.
Plus 6 stylish slow-feeder bowls.
Let the games begin...
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Avery is an editor at The Wildest. She has written for numerous publications, including Refinery29, BuzzFeed, and V Magazine. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her boyfriend and cat, Chicken, and has high hopes that one of them will let her adopt a dog.