Easter egg hunts are one of our favourite things about the chocolate-fueled holiday so it makes sense that our dogs are allowed to join in on the fun. Create a hunt they can enjoy as they sniff and snap up their prizes. Here’s how to make it happen:
- Select the dog-friendly eggs
We all know dogs aren’t allowed to eat chocolate, so instead of hiding eggs around the backyard and house, pick out a few doggy treats. You can fill some Kongs with treats, or just scatter the treats by themselves. Be careful if you’re choosing to hide the treats in plastic eggs as these can crack and splinter in your dogs mouth if they chomp down too hard to find their treat inside. We recommend leaving 5-7 treats around the yard or house. You don’t want your pooch over-indulging!
- Count the treats, then hide them
Keep track of how many treats you’re hiding and where you’re placing them. That way your dog won’t miss anything or leave anything behind. Hide the treats in places low to the ground or on the ground so your dog doesn’t have to climb or jump up on anything to get their treat. Just placing the eggs under a bush works great, as does behind a couch leg.
- Let Your Dog Go for It!
Now it’s time for the hunt! Let them sniff out their prizes while you watch on, ensuring they don’t get into any mischief.
How do you celebrate Easter with your pets? Let us know in the comments below! 🙂