Home Alone? Dog Toys Beat the Boredom

Have you ever been home alone with nothing to do? Oh sure it’s great once in a while. We can all appreciate a little me time, but too much can be lonely. Most of us have to work out of the house and leave our dogs alone for some period of time every week. Should we not have dogs because we have to go to work? Of course not. It can be difficult to teach your dog to knit, read or do housework to keep them occupied, but hey, how about some great toys!! Sticks, ropes, bones and homemade balls have been toys for dogs for as long as they have been our companions, but the evolution of store bought toys began nearly 200 years ago with the popularity of “song birds” in the parlor. Toys to entertain birds were born out of the obvious boredom frustration exhibited by our …