Toys & treats

You know us for dog DNA tests, but we’re here to help your dog live their best life. Each product in our curated selection is chosen by Embark experts, so you can shop with confidence.

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For chow-hounds

Outward Hound Fun Feeder Slo Bowl

This interactive bowl has a ridged maze to keep dogs engaged for up to ten times longer while eating.

NOYAL Slow Feeder Dog Bowl

The bone-shaped ridges in this bowl help your dog slow down at mealtime.

Charlee Bear Dog Treats

Available in multiple flavors, these treats are 3–6 calories each and great for training.

3 Ways to Help Your Dog Slow Down When Eating

Eating too quickly can be dangerous for dogs. Fortunately, there are some ways you can help your food-motivated dog slow down when eating.

For dogs who love to fetch

Before playing too hard, make sure you have a nonslip surface and ask your veterinarian to check your dog’s physical fitness.

Chuckit! Classic Launcher​

The ergonomic handle gives your arm a break for long-distance games of fetch.

KONG Classic Flyer

Made from durable rubber, this flying disc is flexible and gentle on your dog’s mouth.

Chuckit! Fetch Medley

An Embark staff pick, these balls can withstand all outdoor environments, from grassy fields to sandy beaches.

The Many Benefits of Exercise for Dogs

Exercise offers numerous benefits for dogs. Walking, hiking, or playing fetch can improve your dog’s physical and behavioral health.

For dogs with the zoomies

Puzzles and other mental stimulation toys can give your dog a way to focus all that extra energy.

Outward Hound Hide N' Slide Puzzle

Hide treats for your dog to find in this puzzle game with multiple difficulty levels.

West Paw Puzzle Treat Toy

The Qwizl puzzle toy doubles as a chew toy and can be stuffed with treats to keep your dog busy.

TOMAHAUK Snuffle Mat

Ideal for dogs of all sizes, this snuffle mat makes mealtime fun while providing enrichment.

7 Ways to Provide Mental Stimulation for Dogs

Mental stimulation for dogs supports their overall behavioral health and can significantly impact their well-being throughout their lives.

For super chewers

It’s a good idea to check with your veterinarian before giving your dog a new chew toy. Always supervise your dog while playing and discard any broken pieces that could be swallowed accidentally.

Goughnuts Aggressive Chewers

Goughnuts toys are made with natural rubber and built to withstand even the strongest chew-toy destroyers.

Benebone Fishbone

This long-lasting, durable chew toy is flavored with real salmon for an extra treat.

KONG Extreme Goodie Bone

This virtually indestructible toy is built for power chewers and can be stuffed with food for added enrichment.

Dog Toy Safety Tips

Some toys can pose potential health hazards for your dog. Avoid injuries with these safe dog toys and general safety tips.

Embark's experts

Dr. Jenna Dockweiler​​

Dr. Jenna Dockweiler, MS, DVM, DACT, CCRT, CVAT is a graduate of Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and is a diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists. She practiced small animal theriogenology and general practice for four years before becoming a Veterinary Geneticist at Embark.​

Dr. Kari Cueva​​

Dr. Kari Cueva, DVM, is a graduate of the University of California, Davis College of Veterinary Medicine. Her research background includes four years in canine genetics with Dr. Mark Neff, and genetics fellowships at Cornell University and the National Institutes of Health. She is the Associate Director of Veterinary Genetics at Embark.

Lisa Peterson​​

Lisa Peterson served as the American Kennel Club Director of Communications and Club Communications for ten years before becoming a Westminster Kennel Club public relations consultant from 2016 to 2021. Lisa began owning, breeding, and handling Norwegian Elkhounds more than thirty-five years ago, and today is an AKC judge and AKC Breeder of Merit. She is a Content Strategy Lead at Embark.

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