There are five essential small dog toys that no miniature canine can live without!
If your little pooch doesn’t have the toys on this list then you must order them today.
Give them a reason to love the mailman!
Although, there are variations within each of the different types of must-have toys these are the ones our furry friends have found to be amongst the best.
5 Small Dog Toys Your Dog Can’t Live Without
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1- Kongs Sports Ball
Even small dogs love a ball to play fetch!
- However, the typical tennis ball can pose a problem for many as it is too big for them to really grab.
- An appropriate size ball is just what a small dog needs for hours of catch, and some energy burning fun.
- The KONG Sports Balls – Small 3-Pack balls are the perfect size for any variety of smaller bread dogs.
- Kong Sport Balls Small Assortment Dog Bouncy Balls
2- Indoor Teether Tug
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Dogs are especially happy when you get down and play with them and one of their favorite games is tug-of-war.
Tug-of-war is not only fun, it also gives you a chance to work on important commands, such as, “drop it” or “release.”
The Indoor Tether Tug is the perfect option to let your small dogs get out their energy!
Watch the video below.
- Availiable For All Sizes
- Allows your dog to play WHENEVER they want, even if you're not around
- Encourages cardiovascular health
- Durable construction handles even the strongest pooch
- Helps to avoid destructive behavior in and around your home
3- PetSafe Busy Buddy Calming Toys
Of course, there are times when pet parents simply can’t join in on the fun.
No dog should have to live without a treat dispensing toy, such as the PetSafe Busy Buddy Calming Toy.
- This particular one is just perfect for your smaller fur child; it is easy to fill with savory treats that will keep your dog distracted and content under any circumstances.
- The PetSafe Busy Buddy Calming Toys are only available in the small and medium sizes.
- It has a soothing scent: Durable rubber is scented with Chamomile to entice and calm your dog
My dog played fetch with it, ate treats and peanut butter out of it. He carries it from room to room even when there are no treats inside.
- CALM YOUR PET: Reduce anxiety for your dog; Great for travel, thunderstorms, fireworks, vet visits, barking, separation anxiety and more
- KEEP YOUR PET BUSY: Durable rubber construction is suitable for heavy chewers and stands up to frequent use
- USE FOOD OR TREATS: Both toys are designed to dispense a variety of treats or even meals; openings can be trimmed to allow for larger treats
- SOOTHING SCENT: Durable rubber is scented with Chamomile to entice and calm your dog
- TWO TOYS: Featuring the classic PetSafe Barnacle and Squirrel Dude designs
- EXPERT ADVICE: Training tips and behavior advice from professional dog trainers included
- HERE TO HELP: Call, email or chat with our expert U.S.-based customer care specialists Monday through Saturday at 1-800-845-3274 or email@example.com; they are ready to assist you and your pet
- EXPERIENCE: PetSafe has been an industry leading U.S. manufacturer of pet behavior, containment and lifestyle products since 1991, helping millions of people and pets each year
A new favorite for my old gal is the Petstages Puppy Cuddle Pal.
I wouldn’t dream of making any small dog live without one! The fun colored cuddle pad can be microwaved and will warm, and sooth, any shivering small dog.
- Can be microwaved to provide warmth
- Knotted tail for chewing
- Plush shell can be machine washed
- Measures 7" L x 6" W x 1.5" H
5- JUNIOR Squeaking Hedgehog:
Last, but most certainly not least, is the toy none of my dogs have been able to live without, the squeaky plush hedgehog.
- The Squeaking Hedgehog is my top choice because this particular hedgehog is made of recycled materials(and is also a great bargain).
- This is my dog Sydney’s favorite toy. He never loses it and totes it everywhere; car rides, walks and even all over our large yard. I asked my son why his dog can keep better track of his toys then he.
- His response: “Because he can sniff it out, Mom”
- CUTE ANIMAL PLUSH: With soft faux fur and minimal seams, the Hedgehogz stuffed dog toy is an adorable fluffy character your pup will love to cuddle.
- SQUEAKER TOY: This durable dog toy has an irresistible noisemaker to encourage natural hunt and play behavior. Squeaky dog toys keep pets engaged for longer!
- SOFT & HUGGABLE: Our cuddly and durable soft dog toys have a unique rounded shape that dogs love to carry, roll and snuggle up to when it's time for bed.
- RANGE OF SIZES: Hedgehogz are available in a range of 4 sizes to suit both large and small dogs, and the X and XL plush dog toys feature additional grunty noisemakers.
- INTERACTIVE PLAY: Great for solo play, these plush squeaky dog toys are also ideal interactive dog toys ideal for fetch and retrieve games with your canine friend.
Which of these 5 small dog toys do you think your dog would love?
Last update on 2019-07-17 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API