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Stuck inside or at home with your dog? Keeping your dog’s mind active is important no matter the season. Whether your dog is exhibiting boredom or is looking for a new challenge, there are plenty of options for at-home fun that will keep your dog’s mind and body busy. Here are 9 fun options for play whether you’re stuck inside or want a new game for the backyard.

SmellyMatty Snuffle Mat

This nose work mat will keep your dog entertained for hours. The difficulty level can be easily adjusted, and there are lots of different places to hide treats. Bonus: it’s also machine washable! Price: $44.99

Hurdle Cone Set

Ever wanted to try agility training with your dog? Why not start now! This simple kit can be set up inside for a bit of exercise and fun. Price: $69.95

Nylabone Dura Chew Bone

Got a pup who chews on everything? This extra durable chew toy will likely keep them busy for a while. Price: $7.99

Outward Hound Hide and Seek Interactive Plush Toy

Dogs will have hours of fun playing with a bunch of adorable squirrels and digging them out of their log home. Each item has a squeaker and is the perfect way to engage and challenge your pup. Price: $12.30

Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound DogTwister Interactive Game

This toy also allows you to hide treats for your dog. Figuring out how to get them out is a great interactive game for you and your pet. Price: $28.82

iFetch Ball Thrower

If you can find a nice open space in your home, this automatic ball thrower will undoubtedly keep your dog busy for quite a while. Who says you need to go outside to play fetch? Price: $112.28

Chuckit

This indoor toy is lightweight, easy to throw, and fun to play with. Perfect for any dog who loves to fetch. Price: $5.04

Hyper Pet Doggie Tail

This toy moves and squeaks! What could be more fun? It’ll make your dog think he caught some sort of live animal, which is bound to make his day. Price: $15.95

West Paw Zogoflex Tux Interactive Treat Dispensing Dog Toy

This treat dispensing dog toy is not only entertaining for your pup, but it’s also durable for tough chewers. The “Tux” also floats, bounces, and is made in the USA. Price: $15.95

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