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TIPS ON BUYING DURABLE AND SAFE TOYS FOR YOUR DOG

There are hundreds of varieties of dog toys available for purchase and although many of them look cute and fun, they may not be safe for your dog. I am going to give you a few tips that will help ensure your dogs safety in regards to the types of toys you buy for him/her.


First and foremost, choose toys made for dogs. Sometimes people are drawn to toys sold for cats, hamsters or even children. These may be harmful to your dog. Make sure to buy pet specific toys from a well-known manufacturer of dog toys.


Look for toys made from either hard rubber or nylon. These materials are very safe for your dog and double as great teething tools. Here are a few examples of well manufactured dog toys -


http://www.petedge.com/product/Toys-Treats/Dog-Toys/Puppy-Toys/Kong-Hard-Rubber-Dog-Toys/pc/195/c/230/sc/910/43883.uts


http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3760767


Consider the size of your dog in regards to the size of the toy. Large dogs should not be given small toys. Your dog could accidentally swallow it and choke.


Some of the things to avoid when selecting a dog toy are: ribbons, bells or pieces of plastic. These small embellishments are often the first thing your dog will try to remove and will most likely ingest.

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Is there a danger with plastic toys?


Before you purchase a plastic toy for your dog you should make sure that the toy you're buying is safe and you should consult with your vet. Sometimes plastic toys allocate toxic substances that can be harmful to your dog, be very careful with this.

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How do I know if the toy I buy for my dog is safe?


When buying a toy for your dog, there are few things you can do to make sure it is safe. First, you can consult your vet before buying a specific toy. Second, you can consult the shop owner and ask him if there are any risks to the specific toy. And lastly, you must look for the sign on the toy that says "non-toxic". Then you will know the dog can put it in his mouth.

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Are there different types of dog toys or a standard type with different varieties?


There are actually several types of dog toys available such as: food-dispensing toys, tug toys, fetch toys, stuffed toys, and chew toys. All come in different varieties.

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