In nature, animals are forced to devote a large part of their days to hunting and foraging for their meals. Dogs in particular are adept at searching and snooping for their food. Their innate problem solving ability is often under exercised in domesticated life, and for some dogs, Leads to unwanted behaviors around the home. With this in mind, the Aikiou (pronounced IQ) bowl was developed. Food is hidden inside the bowls many compartments and is accessed by your dog as he or she slides open doors or spins the central wheel. Allowing your dog to exercise his or her problem solving instincts with the Aikiou bowl will be fun and rewarding for both you and your pet, and may deter unwanted behaviors such as unwanted chewing or the digging of holes in your back yard.