Treat Dispensing Dog Toys: The Ultimate Combo of Playtime and Mealtime

It's hard not to appreciate a toy that combines mealtime and playtime.

Treat dispensing dog toys are a win for both dogs and their human friends. Dogs love them because they're full of goodies, and their owners love how long they're entertained. Besides being a distraction for your active pup, many of the treat dispensing toys on the market today also work your dog's mind. This is guaranteed to tire them out faster than a walk, and — hope springs eternal — keep them from chewing on your slippers or furniture.

We've rounded up our favorite treat dispensing dog toys below, suitable for both small and large breeds, to help you decide which is best for your four-legged family member.

Best Dog Treat Dispensing Toys

Pet Zone IQ Treat Dispenser Ball

This is the classic treat dispensing toy: a ball filled with kibble or your dog's favorite treat. But what's great about this option is that it dispenses slowly, with just a few treats at a time, so your dog is entertained for longer. Adjustable levels allows you to increase the challenge as your dog starts to become bored. It also comes in two size options, so no matter your dog's breed, they can roll this around the house with ease.



StarMark Bob-A-Lot Interactive Dog Toy

This simple toy is a great introduction to treat dispensers for your pup. It has a weighted base so it wobbles on its bottom yet stays in place. As your dog tries to attack and play with it, treats will emerge. The large treat chamber can hold more a cup of food, so if you're looking for a slow feeder option, this serves that purpose as well. The Bob-A-Lot comes in two sizes.

Doggiemon Puzzle Toy for Aggressive Chewers

Does your dog like to chew up your belongings, his toys, and really almost anything in sight? If so, you're looking for a durable treat dispensing toy that will stand up to aggressive chewers, and this one is it. Best for dogs weighing more than 20 pounds, this toy has a slot at the bottom in which to place treats or fill with peanut butter, and it's flavored with milk. It also features a unique groove design on the outside to clean your dog's teeth as they chew.


PetSafe Busy Buddy Tug-A-Jug

Make your dog work for that treat! This option is both mentally and physically stimulating, as canines have to pull on the rope to dispense the treat from the bottle. The combination of the rope, the chew toy, and the treats keeps your dog entertained for a good long while. With three size options, all dogs can get in on the fun.

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