This post is sponsored by JW Twist-In Treats, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.
I love my dogs unconditionally. However, sometimes, it can be frustrating when I am busy, and my dogs can’t figure out how to entertain themselves. Or they create a little unwanted mischief.
Gorgeous weather in Central New York is hard to come by, so we want to be outside when we can. My favorite place to be is by the pond. Theo is keenly interested in our goldfish, frogs, and tadpoles, but the admiration isn’t mutual.
While I can always distract my dogs momentarily with a treat, they generally gulp them down in no time.
So, when I received a Twist-In Treat from Petmate, I was curious if it might distract Theo from the pond. It worked!
You put a specially shaped treat in the toy, and twist it, to create a treat toy that lasts a long time! To increase the difficulty, you simply turn the treat further into the toy. The treats come in two flavors: chicken and bacon. The durable rubber is soft enough that it is easy to grip and won’t hurt a dog’s mouth.
Much to my surprise, the Twist-In Treat toy kept Theo busy until the mosquitoes drove us inside. I wondered how long he would keep at it, so I let him have it indoors too. Surprisingly, he never lost interest in it, even while I watched several shows on Netflix. It took Theo at least four hours to finish the treat. After he finished the treat, Theo kept the toy nearby. I guess he was hoping for a refill!
The next time I need to keep Theo entertained, I’ll hand him the Twist-In Treat dog toy. But, I need to get two more for Sophie and Nelly because there is no way Theo will share this great interactive toy.
I think this is the perfect solution for when I have important phone calls, blogging deadlines, making dinner, and even when I want to take a nice long relaxing bath!
If you want to make treat time last longer for your dog, check out the toy!