What Are The Best Toys For Miniature Schnauzers?

Written by: Deanna deBara

December 10, 2018

If you want your dog packed with plenty of personality (not to mention spunk!), you won’t find many breeds better than the Miniature Schnauzer.

While Miniature Schnauzers enjoy spending time with their owners, they’re also full of energy and love to play. Which is why they respond so well to toys!

But when it comes to toys, not just anything will fly with a Miniature Schnauzer. They’re playful, but they’re also smart – which is why, if you want to keep them happy and entertained, you need to get the right toys.

But what toys are best for Miniature Schnauzers?

Thinker Toys

Cattle Dog With BarkBox Dog Brick Puzzle Toy

Miniature Schnauzers have an above-average level of intelligence. If they don’t have a positive channel for their curiosity, chances are, they’re going to get into some mischief.

That’s why Puzzle Toys are one of the best toy options for Miniature Schnauzers. Puzzle Toys deliver a challenge to your Schnauzer. They have to figure out the best way to get the treat that’s hidden inside the puzzle. Not only is this super fun for your pup (treats?! Yes please!), but it also keeps their brain engaged – which can help them channel their intelligence and curiosity and stay out of trouble.

There are a ton of Puzzle Toy options out there, but if you want your Schnauzer to get out of the experience, look for a puzzle that’s a bit more complicated, like the Dog Tornado Puzzle – they’ll appreciate the challenge!

Fetch Toys

Terrier Dog with BarkBox Orbee Globe Fetch Ball

This breed may have the word “miniature” in their name, but there’s nothing mini about Miniature Schnauzer energy!

Miniature Schnauzers are small dogs, so you don’t need to walk them for miles and miles each day. But if you don’t get at least a few minutes of exercise daily, that playful energy can quickly turn destructive.

That’s why Fetch Toys are such a good fit! Throwing a fetch toy (like the “Best Balls Ever” or the “Orbee Globe Ball“) for a few minutes every day – either at the dog park, in your backyard, or even in your living room – will help your pup burn off extra energy. Afterwards, they’ll be much more relaxed – and a lot less likely to get into mischief!

Plush Toys

German shepard with plush toy

Miniature Schnauzers are extremely affectionate dogs. But you can’t be there to cuddle them all the time – and that’s where Plush Toys come in.

Plush Toys can be extremely comforting to dogs. Pups can get very attached to their plushies and will often cuddle up with them when you’re not around – which is why they’re such a great fit for this snuggly, affectionate breed.

Since Miniature Schnauzers are on the small side, make sure to get them a pint-sized plush toy like “Knitwear Heggie” or “Pajama Party Marty.”

Keep Your Schnauzer Stocked With Toys (And More!) With BarkBox

Dog with Super Chewer Box

When it comes to what toys are best miniature schnauzers, variety is key. And the best way to get a variety of toys for your Miniature Schnauzer? BarkBox.

With the BarkBox, you’ll get two new toys, two bags of delicious treats, and a nice meaty chew delivered straight to your door every month. And because each delivery is tailored to your dog’s size and preferences, you’ll only get the toys and treats that are going to be the perfect fit for your Miniature Schnauzer.

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Written by: Deanna deBara

December 10, 2018

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