I think it is good mental stimulation to feed a dog out of a dispensing toy.
I do it with Tober when he is going to be crated, or I am limiting his exercise (like when he has a cut on his paw).
Mental exercise is as important and physical exercise.
Until we meet again . . .
Bear(rescue)-GSD, my soul mate.
Kai-(rescue)GSD, my forever baby.
Kobie-Pomeranian, my tiniest dog with the biggest heart.