Your dog is a natural hunter, he likes using his paws and his nose to search for food.
The AiKiou (pronounced “IQ”) uses this idea, also knowed as behavioral enrichment to help him relieve anxiety and eat at a slower pace. It is recommended by behavioral specialists and the ASPCA.
Your dog needs to use his senses and think to solve the game
your dog needs to solve the puzzle feeder thus, spending his energy
Using his paws and nose, he needs to move parts to get access to the food
This will give him access to his food or treats that are hidden inside
Spending his energy on food search can help with relaxation and reduce unwanted behaviour
Cats were never designed to sit at an endless open buffet,” he said, rejoicing that these feline “hunters” have to “think and work to get the food out of this product’s tubes—one piece at a time.