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A toy for a horse or a dog.

Durable Toys for Large and Medium Breed DogsIf you have ever wondered what a really durable toy for a dog is, look no further. The most durable toy I have ever seen, is actually a horse toy, but dogs play with them too.


unstuffed dog toy after sewing

Make Your Own Unstuffed Dog ToysDogs often love to play with stuffed toys. For many the first step is to pull out the stuffing. If you want to bypass that step to save on clean up and possible ingestion of the Polyfil by your pet, you can sew your own unstuffed dog toys. Use repurposed fabric and no filling. This is a page about how to make your own unstuffed dog toys.


An orange and black bone shaped dog toy with a squeaker inside.

Finding Squeakers for Dog Toys?This is a page about squeakers for dog toys. If you are making or repairing dog toys you will need squeakers for them.


Braided Fleece Dog Toy - finished lying on a table

Making a Braided Fleece Dog ToyThis is a page about making a braided fleece dog toy. You dog will love this easy to make braided tug-o-war toy.


Rag Knots Chewing Toy

Making a Rag Knots Chewing ToyThis is a page about making a rag knots chewing toy. If your dog loves to chew and play tug-o-war, a rag knots chew toy is perfect for them.


Sturdy Toys for Pit Bull

Sturdy Toys for Pit Bull?Our lovable 3-year-old Pit Bull is very hard to purchase toys for. She likes toys that squeak, but nothing like the squeaky animals, because they are destroyed in minutes. Any ideas for fun toys that would stand up to tough chewing?



Petstages Chew Toys

Petstages Chew Toy ReviewsThis page is about Petstages chew toy reviews. Dogs who love to chew need sturdy toys that can hold up to the wear and tear.


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Clothing Free Dog Toy?I need a dog toy that does not include any clothing. Do you have any ideas anyone? Please help me.


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Need a Treat Tumble for Dog?I have been frantically shopping for a Treat Tumble. It's a replacement for my dog's old one, it has been her entire life even though it long ago quit making noises. I have looked in countless Walmarts and you can't even buy them on their web site. Does anyone out there have a suggestion?


Photo of a pit bull.

Indestructible Dog Toy Ideas?This is a page about indestructible dog toy ideas. Some dogs seem to destroy their new toys before you even get the packaging thrown away.


Dog Pulling on Rope and Tennis Ball Toy

Homemade Dog ToysThis is a page about making homemade dog toys. Dog toys can come in all shapes and sizes. Good dog toys don't have to come for the pet store; you can make great toys for your best friend at home.


Golden with a rope toy in its mouth.

Saving Money On Dog ToysThis is a page about saving money on dog toys. Dogs, like children, love to play with toys. They can also be picky about which ones they like and brutal with a favorite. Buying your dog durable, safe, fun toys at the pet store can get quite expensive.


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Dog Toy From Old SocksTake those one and lonely socks whose partners seem to have vanished when washing and tie in knots to create a dog chew toy. You can place dog treats inside to help those puppies stay away from unwanted shoes.


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Shopping for Dogtronics Pet Toys?I am looking for a Dogtronics sound toy. Going to Dogtronics website, it says that you can buy their toys at Walmart, Kmart, Target, or Petsmart. I have been to all of them and no one even heard of that brand of toys.


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Shopping for Dogtronics Pet Toys?I am looking for a Dogtronics sound toy. Going to Dogtronics website, it says that you can buy their toys at Walmart, Kmart, Target, or Petsmart. I have been to all of them and no one even heard of that brand of toys.


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Make Dog Toys Taste BetterKeeps your dog busy happy and quiet chewing on his tennis ball. Even dogs who don't ever play with tennis balls will like that ball for a while. Great to teach your pet how to fetch!


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Deer or Elk Antlers as Dog Chews?I have heard these are great for your dogs to chew on. When getting them do you have to worry about Chronic Waste disease or the TB that deer get? Would that affect the quality or wholesomeness of the antler or affect the dog?


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Looking for Giant Tennis Balls?Does anyone know where to purchase a tennis ball the size of a basketball? Walmart carried these about five years ago. My yellow lab loved it! He could not pop it because it was too big. I can't find them anywhere. The ball needs to be light enough to roll easily. Thanks!


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Finding Toys for Tiny Dogs?Both my mother and my best friend have tiny dogs. They have a hard time finding toys for these small dogs. Anyone have any suggestions?


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Making A Spring Pole For Dog?I don't know how to make a spring pole for my 2 yr old lab/pit bull mix. I've heard that they're great for exercise if used responsibly. I've found a few helpful websites but so far nothing too great. Any info on how to make a "safe" and easy spring pole would be much appreciated.


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Inexpensive Dog Toys?Inexpensive Dog Toys. Does anyone have any suggestions for inexpensive dog toys?



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Denim Dog ToyI had some leftover denim from shortening a pair of jeans, so I stitched up two pieces which made a tube about 3-inches by 6-inches. I stuffed this tube with some craft stuffing I already had and stitched the last side closed. My dog had a good time chewing on this and shaking it around in her teeth.


dog with rope toy

Homemade Dog ToysAs I watched our puppy rip apart yet another toy, it occurred to me that I might as well hand her the ten dollar bill to chew. I'm wasting my money buying pet toys at the store time and time again.


Homemade fleece dog toy.

Inexpensive Fleece Dog ToyHeading out to a pet care store to buy your dog toys gets expensive. These toys are easy to make. You can use different material, make different shapes, and each toy can cost you less than a dollar!


Knotted rag dog chew toy.

Rag Knots Chewing ToyI started making these for the local humane society to sell at fundraisers as well as at the local vet clinics. The vets found this to be a perfect toy. It is stitched, so it is safe. My own dog steals them from the sewing machine.



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Shopping for a Dogtronics Rooster?Where can I find a Dogtronics rooster?


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Thrifty Homemade Dog Toys?I'm looking for an inexpensive way to make toys for a lot of hounds (hunting dogs). Any ideas?


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Buying Dog Kong Chew Toys?Our Pit is chewing everything. Where do we get Kong products; at what pet store?


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Rescue Group Needs Ideas for Toys?I volunteer for a rescue and I need ideas for dog and cat toys. Thanks.


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Dog Toy Shaped Like a Black Flying Saucer?My large dog can demolish a toy in minutes. We have a black flying saucer-like toy, about 6 inches diameter with small areas on the surface to push small kibble in. I want another one for my other dog. Does anyone know where I can get one?


Black Great Dane puppy ready to shake his paw.

Indestructible Toy for a Great Dane?We have a 10 month old Great Dane. At times I swear he's a goat! He chews everything. He's gone through toys like crazy, Kongs, beef bones, etc. I got a deer antler and it's managed to last a week so far. Anyone have any ideas where I might find toys for a large breed dog?


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