Play is so important for your dog’s mental and physical health. With so many toys available, we put together five of the best to help you figure out the differences between each of them.
- Kong Classic -These toys are like puzzles for pooches and provide great mental stimulation for your dog. These toys are a fantastic brain workout and will leave your pup all tuckered out, just like a 30min walk would. The Kong Classic works by putting treats inside and leaving your dog to find a way to get them out while having fun solving the problem.This toy comes in a variety of sizes, including a range of sizes specific to puppies.Available at RSPCA Burwood East, RSPCA Peninsula and Epping Animal Welfare Facility.
RRP $11.00 – $32.50
- Kong Extreme -The Kong Extreme has the same great features are the Kong Classic, with the added bonus of it being extra extra tough – perfect for strong dogs who can just about tear through walls!Available at RSPCA Burwood East, RSPCA Peninsula and Epping Animal Welfare Facility.
RRP $16.50 – $35.95
- Rope Toys -Not only do dogs have heaps of fun tugging on ropes, but because it’s an activity they do with you, it will strengthen your relationship through the quality time spent together.Available at RSPCA Burwood East, RSPCA Peninsula and Epping Animal Welfare Facility
RRP $2.95 – $15.95
- Plush Toys -Plush toys are great comforters for you pooch, allowing them to feel safe and loved when you’re busy or not at home. Plush toys that squeak may add an extra element of fun and excitement for your dog.Available at RSPCA Burwood East, RSPCA Peninsula and Epping Animal Welfare Facility.
RRP $9.95 – $39.95
- The humble ball -It’s not surprising that most dogs love balls. The humble tennis ball or frisbee is a great toy that will improve your pup’s agility and physical health. Being a team sport, it will also strengthen their relationship with you.Please note that giving dogs standard tennis balls should be avoided, due to the fibers that can come away from the ball, but we sell RSPCA branded ones with fully digestible fibers for just $2 at RSPCA Burwood East, RSPCA Peninsula and Epping Animal Welfare Facility.