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Many dogs live for games and dog toys are always a very popular doggie purchase. But what toys should you get for your dog?
There is no simple answer. This is one of those areas where dogs vary a lot in what they like to play with. Often it is a case of trying certain toys to see what they like, but let's try to help you out a bit.
What toy is best for my dog?
First of all ask yourself if your dog is a lover or a fighter, lol.
Pooches who are gentle will enjoy a plush dog toy to cuddle and carry around. You are lucky as there are so many cute ones to choose from. Our job here is done, lol.
If your dog prefers the thrill of the chase then fetch and flying toys are great. Launch it, sling it or roll it, the choice is yours. From flying rings to rubber sticks for safe play, your dog will never be bored on walks. If your throwing skills are shameful, improve your lob with a dog ball launcher. We have different sizes to suit every dog (and human).
For water loving canines, a floating toy is perfect. Chuckit have a specific range of Amphibious toys made specifically for water games.
Then of course we have the ball lovers. For many dogs absolutely nothing beats a game of ball and these days there are so many to choose from. In fact, dog balls are so specialist now, we have a whole section dedicated just to dog balls. Whether you want it to squeak, float, whistle, dispense treats or glow in the dark, we have it.
Let's not forget a good old game of tug. The oldest and best dog game ever invented, many pooches will say. And who's to say they are wrong. Tugging satisfies many dog's natural instincts but a tug toy needs to be able to survive all that pulling, so a toy designed specifically for tug is best.
What can I give my dog to entertain them?
Finally, we have the destroyers and the Einsteins. If your dog loves to rip things up or looks at all your fluffy purchases with disdain then interactive, treat dispensing and strong dog toys might suit them more. Clever and busy dogs love a challenge so get them something that offers treats or is a puzzle to be solved. Lick mats, reward balls and similar games are always a big hit.
Gaining in popularity for good reason, dog toys for boredom can help you to entertain destructive dogs and mischief makers.
What is the best toy for a destructive dog?
You probably won't like this answer, but if a dog really wants to destroy something, they will. You can try toughened toys but the only real answer is supervised play. Sorry to break it to you. But fear not, all is not lost. You can encourage your dog to play with their toys rather than destroy them. Engage them in a game of tug or fetch but as soon as doggie takes to ripping instead, end the game to show them that only appropriate play is acceptable. Try teaching a reliable "leave it" command so you can easily stop destructive play in its tracks.
Toys for pups
Pups have special needs and there are plenty of great dog toys for puppies to choose from. Whether you want to soothe them with warmth and a heart beat or excite them with an activity toy, all pups love to play and if you don't get them a toy they will definitely find their own entertainment, lol.
Summer dog toys
Warm weather, long walks in the park and garden games are so much fun. There are a number of summer toys to choose from. Check out our summer dog products or how about a Dog Water Fountain Outdoor that provides fresh drinking water and also makes a cooling fun game.
So that's it folks. As always, any questions just ask. We are always happy to help. If you still need inspiration, browse all our dog toys or use the filters to drill down to the perfect toy for your dog. Have fun. Woof!
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