Skip Nav
Dogs
The Abandoned Dog Whose Vet Ate Breakfast in Her Cage With Her Is Getting Stronger Every Day
Dogs
Smiley Pit Bull Can't Contain His Joy on the Way to His New Forever Home
Animal Videos
Dog Loses Every Single Bit of Control When Reunited With Owner

Pictures of Dogs Opening Presents

Put the Dogs to Work . . . Opening Their Own Presents

My dog loves to open his own presents (see exhibit A and exhibit B). This year, I didn't have time to capture a video of him tearing into the paper but I loved his stocking attack. He smelled the goodness and went in headfirst to retrieve it!

It's not hard to get pets to open their own gifts, find out how and

.

Dogs have an awesome sense of smell so use that to your advantage! First, wrap a yummy rawhide or scented toy in paper. If he's unsure what to do, show him the present and let him sniff before setting it down. If he's still sniffing but not scratching, simply tear a bit of paper off to get him started. The key is not to wrap the presents too tightly and to remember that unevenly shaped items are easier to unwrap than boxes. Be careful to make sure he's not eating any paper in the process. What a treat!

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Holiday Cards With Dogs
North the Dog Halloween Costume
Puppy Tweets For Dogs' Collars
Nina Ottoson Dog Tornado Stimulating Activity Puzzle Toy For Dogs
Too Cute For Words!
Pictures of Pets Dressed Up For Weddings
Red Yeast Infection in Dogs

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets
X