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How to Keep Your Dog Busy for Hours

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Many bottles of water are lined up in a room, creating an intriguing sight to keep your dog busy.

While summer may a time to relax and enjoy the warm weather, your dog may have other plans. Your pup may see this season as the perfect time to get all her pent up energy out and play — even if that isn’t exactly what you had in mind.

Well, if you are a bit of a handy person, you can keep your dog distracted for hours (yes, hours!). All you need is some wood, tubing or a thin metal pole, plastic litter bottles, tools and some treats.

Related: Bored Dog? Give Him One of These 5 Toys to Keep Him Busy

Check out this video for more details. Also here is a link to a step-by-step guide on how to build it. If this seems like a project you just don’t have time to do, you can also just put a few treats in a plastic bottle and cut small holes in it. As your dog tosses the bottle around, treats fall out.

By Andrea Huspeni

Andrea Huspeni is the founder and CEO of This Dog's Life. Her mission it to help dogs live a happier, healthier and longer life. When she isn't working, she spends time with her two dogs, Lola and Milo. She resides in Brooklyn, NY.

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