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Old 11-18-2016, 11:46 AM
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Looking for ideas on unconventional toys...

He destroys the store bought "pet" toys in a day ....

I usually get him Walmart footballs and basketballs to chew on

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Old 11-18-2016, 11:57 AM
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If you're looking for something for him to chew on then I would highly recommend a quality deer antler, something like this one...

https://www.chewy.com/american-journ...g&gclsrc=aw.ds

And for toys that will be hard to destroy there's this company...

https://www.westpawdesign.com/dogs/d...oflex-dog-toys

Their Ball and Būmi Tug Toy have been around for years.

We currently have a Belgian Malinois and she is a CREWING nut! And their toys hold up, the flying disk will not last if left with her to play with.

Hope this helps and these toys are Malinois and German Shepherd approved.

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Kongs are pretty tough. My shepherd/lab hasn't destroyed any.
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Squirrels.

In all reality, my dog does the same. The 'indestructible' toys with warranty usually last 4 hours. Going to start looking into who supplies stuff for lions etc at zoos.

The westpaw toys I got also met their end in 2-3 hours.
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sis has a dog that chews for days -- she recommends a Jolly Horse Balls as they're tough and have a good replacement policy
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I found that mine destroys the pet store toys in hours or less. Unless you spend a little money.
I bought a squeaky snake for her that was like $16. 2 of the 3 squeakers are dead but the "snakey"
Is still in one piece after about 4 months. I don't know what the hell they made this thing out of but its impressive.
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My lab will always go for the squeakers and the eyes of ALL stuffed animals first. 15 Minutes tops.
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Tires!
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Heavy dock line, with a couple of overhand knots tied tight as you can get them....I usually involve the C2500 to pull them tight....in the middle....leave the ends a foot or so long...all that loose stuff shaking around brings out the animal instinct in them....fairly cheap...mine love them....
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When my labs were young I had to cut 2x4's up for them to chew. they preferred them to kongs and it gave the furniture a chance. In hind sight we should have crated them but we were just as dumb as they were. Now we're all geniuses.
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A chihuahua?
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Originally Posted by onejackerr View Post
Heavy dock line, with a couple of overhand knots tied tight as you can get them....I usually involve the C2500 to pull them tight....in the middle....leave the ends a foot or so long...all that loose stuff shaking around brings out the animal instinct in them....fairly cheap...mine love them....
Genius.

Go to petco and you can buy the same product with a little cardboard tag on it for $15.

Mine take all the filling and squeaker out then shake the empty shell for weeks. They love it.

My wife used to sew them back up when she was bored (prior to children).
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Originally Posted by Double tyme View Post
Genius.

Go to petco and you can buy the same product with a little cardboard tag on it for $15.

Mine take all the filling and squeaker out then shake the empty shell for weeks. They love it.

My wife used to sew them back up when she was bored (prior to children).
Haven't tried the dock line, but the pet store versions last about 5 min in my house. Maybe I'll try the thick dock line.
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Not really a toy but my lab loves Benebones.
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Tires!
That was my first thought.

BTW, beautiful dog!
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12" long pieces of PVC pipe hold up well. 10 toys for whatever a stick of PVC costs.
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My Mastiffs favorite toy is a Talking Babble Ball. Small hard plastic that talks back to him when he moves it, raspberries, neener-neener, stuff like that. He loves it so much he get's out of control so we are very careful about when we bring it out.
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They don't last long but dog enjoys chewing on them.
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Originally Posted by onejackerr View Post
Heavy dock line, with a couple of overhand knots tied tight as you can get them....I usually involve the C2500 to pull them tight....in the middle....leave the ends a foot or so long...all that loose stuff shaking around brings out the animal instinct in them....fairly cheap...mine love them....
A clapped out heavy 4X4 tow strap with the knots has lasted pretty well.
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Sticks....lots of them. She chews em up and throw another.
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