Toys can actually serve many purposes for your dog. Some toys can help provide entertainment and fight the boredom that can lead to destructive behavior. Other toys are designed to help stimulate your dog’s mind, while still others can provide health benefits, such as toys that offer proper dental care.
There is no single perfect toy for your dog. The trick is to make sure he has an assortment of toys to keep him happy and entertained.
The toys featured here are some of the more durable toys that can provide your dog with a variety of uses and hours of entertainment.
The Kong Classic is one of the most popular and durable toys for dogs. Kong’s exclusive, nontoxic red natural rubber is puncture resistant, super bouncy, and chewer friendly. You can stuff treats such as peanut butter inside it. In this way, the Kong works well to stimulate your dog’s mind, as he figures out how to get to the treats inside.
Stuffed Kong dog toys are widely used and recommended for therapy and prevention of boredom, separation anxiety, and other behavior problems. They promise to keep your dog busy and content while home alone.
The Kong Classic comes in several different sizes, depending on the needs of your dog. If your dog is a heavy chewer, consider the Kong Extreme, which is the same as the Kong Classic, but is designed for dogs who consistently try to destroy their toys.
The Kong Dental Stick can actually help clean your dog’s teeth. It has ridges that clean his teeth as he tries to find the treat inside. you can use peanut butter, yogurt, and pumpkin, and they work even better and keep your dog busier if you freeze the Dental Stick after stuffing in the treat.
If you have a very active chewer, the Classic Kong might continue to be just the right toy for your dog.
Article courtesy of Dogspired – Written by Harlos Healthy Pets