Day 89 Freestyle Friday

Day 89! Happy Friday!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 89 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

Freestyle Friday

Now it’s your turn to get creative! Every Friday is Freestyle Friday. We’ll give you the ingredients for a puzzle or enrichment device and you build it.

Rules:

  • you must use all the ingredients
  • you can add anything else you like, or nothing at all
  • whatever you come up with must be enriching

Day 89 Ingredients

You must use the following:

  • balls! Any ball or balls will do!

You can add food or toys or anything…

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Day 88 Suspended Teasers

Day 88! Add even more fun and challenge to teasers by suspending ’em!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 88 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

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Suspended Teasers

At a glance:

  • puzzles that require the dog to move an item to reveal hidden food
  • today, we are going to suspend them too to add an extra dimension, literally
  • food and cognitive based enrichment
  • adjusting the difficulty is easy so these are very adaptable puzzles
  • get the family involved in this one – kids love making puzzles for pets and these challenges offer lots of opportunities for children to use their imagination to come up…

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Day 87 Stacked Puzzles

Day 87! Stacked puzzles!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 87 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

Stacked Puzzles

At a glance:

  • stacked bowls or cups, with food, stacked together for some cognitive challenge
  • food based and cognitive based enrichment
  • add food, add packing, stack in a box…just stack ’em
  • get the family involved in this one – kids love making puzzles for pets and these challenges offer lots of opportunities for children to use their imagination to come up with the best puzzles for their pets.
    Remember, supervise children in all enrichment activities and…

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Day 86 Play: the toy is not the reward

Day 86! Be the fun!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 86 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

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The toy is not the reward

At a glance:

  • make the interaction about you and your dog having fun, rather than the toy
  • the interactions might be toyless/treatless, or the dog might carry the toy
  • develop your play-sense as we work toward no-toy play that is truly cooperative and joyful
  • play is the ultimate in relationship boosting, stress busting fun
  • social and cognitive based enrichment
  • play and engagement form the foundation of relationships and successful training
  • lots of…

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Day 85 Tubes

Day 85! Tubes!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 85 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

Tubes

At a glance:

  • simple food puzzles using tubes in various ways
  • food and cognitive based enrichment
  • adjusting the difficulty is easy so these are very adaptable puzzles
  • get the family involved in this one – kids love making puzzles for pets and these challenges offer lots of opportunities for children to use their imagination to come up with the best teasers for their pets.
    Remember, supervise children in all enrichment activities and interactions with pets.
  • prepping tubes…

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Day 84 Sunday Fun day!

Happy Easter Sunday!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 84 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

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Every Sunday during #100daysofenrichment is Sunday Funday! This means you and your pet repeat your favourite challenge or challenges from the week.

You can do it exactly as you did first time round, you can try a different option, build on your progress already established, reinvent and rejig it…what ever you want to do with the last week of challenges!

Day 78 Freeshaping

Day 79 Box o’ Stuffables

Day 80 Hanging Out: Entertainment for Dogs!

Day 81 Bringing…

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Week 13 Equipment List

Our second last week!

AniEd Ireland

This is the second last week of equipment that will be required!

Keep up with all the resources and challenges relating to #100daysofenrichment here
and join our Facebook group too!

All challenges are presented with multiple options so you won’t lose out if you don’t have one or two of the items.

For Week 13 you will need:

  • a variety of different treats & toys
  • include favourite toys that are interactive (allow for interaction with a person), such as tugs
  • Stuffables
  • shallow, open box, tub or similar
  • toilet roll tubes, kitchen roll tubes
  • Pringles tubes or similar
  • paper for wrapping and stuffing
  • bowls, paper cups or similar that fit into one another
  • muffin pan
  • cardboard egg box
  • fabric shopping bag
  • basket with holes
  • your keys

And for Freestyle Friday you will design your own enrichment device with the following ingredients:

  • Balls! Any balls will do!

We have lots more fun…

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Day 83 Sniffing Saturday

Day 83! Some simple scent puzzles for Sniffing Saturday!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 83 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

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Simple Scent Puzzle: Cup Game

Saturdays during #100daysofenrichment are all about emphasising the dog in all our dogs; all about sniffing and doing dog things.

We are taking it a little easier today, with a simple sniffing game that we will build on next Saturday.

Option 1 Warm Up

To get your dog started and motivated for finding treats out of sight, play this simple scent puzzle:

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Option 2 Scent Puzzlin’

This simple game is excellent for…

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Day 82 Freestyle Friday

Happy Friday!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 82 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

Freestyle Friday

Now it’s your turn to get creative! Every Friday is Freestyle Friday. We’ll give you the ingredients for a puzzle or enrichment device and you build it.

Rules:

  • you must use all the ingredients
  • you can add anything else you like, or nothing at all
  • whatever you come up with must be enriching

Day 82 Ingredients

You must use the following:

  • plastic bottles (make sure they are safe and remove all plastic parts, labeling etc.)

You…

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Day 81 Bringing the Smellside Inside

Day 81! Please take note that, for today, you are asked to collect smells from outside, for your dog to investigate. Given the pandemic this is NOT recommended, and you may not be able to travel far from home, for example.

Do not collect smells from public spaces! Instead, change your clothes before you greet your dog and then lay them out for your dog to investigate, or just allow them to give you the once over as soon as come in!

Alternatively, you might collect a very small amount of vegetation from just outside your property for your dog to investigate.

Wash your hands properly afterwards and once your dog has finished their exploration, dispose of any collections carefully. Disinfect the area.

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 81 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

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Bringing the Smellside Inside!

In preparation for today, I asked you to collect smells, cook them a little, and present to your pet today.
The beauty of this is that you collect smells from places that you don’t bring your dog so that the dog gets to experience a little of your dogless world, adding interest and novelty to their experience too.

This is really a Sniffing Saturday challenge, but I ran out of Saturdays on our #100day…

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