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Tips on How to Create Interactive Dog Toy Treat Puzzles

What a mouth full! Just headlining this article was a tongue twisting puzzle for me! Speaking of tongue twisting, that seems to be what makes a good interactive dog toy. If you can find dog or puppy toys that have containers to hold special treats which have to be dug – or licked – out through interactions of your dog or puppy’s various muscles, tongue, nose, and brain muscles and maybe paws too then you’ve got a lot of working parts to end one goal – getting the treat into his stomach (muscle)! - That just taxed my brain to write that run-on sentence! Including the puzzle part to this sort of interactive dog toy can lend itself to occupying...

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Interactive Dog Toy Puzzles with Treat Reward

Nina Ottosson has done her research. This gal from Sweden started a dog toy company called Zoo Active Products that offers these amazing interactive dog toy puzzles:  We have played with both The Brick and The Tornado wooden dog toy puzzles. But there is also a Plastic Dog Brick if slobber is a concern! You just place little dog treats in the holes and help teach the dog how to interact with this dog toy to get at the special treat. One of the reasons we like these dog toy puzzles is because it takes a bit of time to get at the small little treats placed in the holes or compartments – thus saving the risk of too many...

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Dressing Up – Pet Costumes for Halloween

We just got wind that HalloweenStreet.com just updated their costume and costume accessory for pets or other creatures (like the strange ones that include humans and cats!). They say they've been collecting info about the newest pet costumes to be had for Halloween and other times of the year. Did you play with the Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day event? Maybe, you’re thinking a little more fun like sexy belly dancer or the devil look! I want one of those glow-in-the-dark ones – see the video below for a tutorial on how to make your own glow in the dark pet costume! Halloween Street seems to have quite an inventory of halloween costumes. So, if you find something you like… buy...

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Size Matters – Dog Toys for Those Big & Small

As you may now know, the family at DogToyStuffz has recently grown. But the size it grew was in a teeny-tiny way. Little puppy Nova joined our group as a puppy street rescue weighing in at 1.4 lbs. She is the smallest addition to the family we have ever had as far as dog sizes go! What this meant to us was that suddenly the squeakers in squeaky dog toys didn’t matter for her. Reason being is that these plastic squeakers all seem to come in sizes bigger than her mouth (some bigger than her head)! But, safety was a huge concern. With her delicate health and fragile little body, we needed to make sure her surroundings were completely safe...

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Nova – Hypoglycemia scares the heck out of all of us!

That was sooooo scary last night. Everyone thought I was dying. I was shaking, I couldn’t stand up, I didn’t know who was who, I peed by accident on myself, my head was like a bobble head – all in the space of 2 hours from good to bad. I didn’t know anything was going on because I was apparently totally out of it. But we have the best vet in the world (Dr. Peter Hanna: http://parkanimalhospitalsimi.com/) who let mom call him at night and he diagnosed it perfectly. Dr. Peter Hanna of Park Animal Hospital My glucose levels hit rock bottom. Doc says it’s probably because I’m so young & small. A little Karo syrup every 2 hours last...

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