Provide your puppy with interactive toys that dispense treats or make noise. Puzzle toys can engage their minds and keep them entertained.
Puppies have a natural instinct to chew. Offer a variety of chew toys to keep them occupied and help with teething. Make sure the toys are safe and appropriate for their age.
Play hide and seek with your puppy using their favorite toys or treats. This game stimulates their sense of smell and provides mental stimulation.
Use indoor time to engage in short training sessions. Teach your puppy basic commands or introduce new tricks. Positive reinforcement helps strengthen your bond.
Tug-of-war is a fun and interactive game that can provide both mental and physical exercise for your puppy. Use a soft tug toy, and make sure to play safely.
Play a game of fetch indoors using soft toys or plush balls. Create a designated area for the game, so your puppy learns where it's appropriate to play fetch.
If your puppy is socialized and vaccinated, arrange playdates with other puppies or well-behaved dogs. Social interaction is essential for their development.
Create a mini obstacle course using household items. Encourage your puppy to navigate through tunnels (made from boxes or laundry baskets), jump over low obstacles, or weave through cones.