The squeak imitates the sound of a small animal, triggering your dog's hunting instincts.
Dogs focus intently trying to solve the "puzzle" of the noise by chewing and biting
Squeaking grabs owner attention and induces playful interaction with the dog.
Chewing, chasing, catching satisfy behaviors dogs would perform hunting real prey.
A stimulating squeaky can entertain dogs and keep boredom at bay.
Dogs simply enjoy the tactile and auditory sensations squeaky toys provide
Some dogs are naturally more attracted to squeakers based on personality.