Do dogs get bored? Absolutely! Doggy boredom can lead to problem behaviors, but more importantly an unhappy dog.A bored dog is a “naughty dog” because they will find a way to entertain themselves if you fail to do it for them. The following are some ideas to get your houndie/s engaged - boosting mood, getting rid of bad and OCD type of behavior, preventing mental health problems, and it's likely to be fun for you too. Not to mention, it will help to strengthen the bond between you.