Dogs love to play. Supplying dogs with toys to play with is vital to promote the health and well-being of your dog. Toys are not a luxury for your dog, but rather a necessity. Playtime is an essential element of their emotional and intellectual health and well-being. Behavioral problems, such as biting on things, can develop when your pup lacks the proper outlets to follow their behavioral instinct.
Buying your dog a toy is a great way to help prevent boredom when you are not at home and prevent your pet from developing behavioral troubles. Dogs are typically going to have fun with just about anything. However, it's highly recommended to offer toys that offer a variety of uses and to rotate them each week to help keep things safe and intriguing. Educating dogs to differentiate their toys from their humans valuables can stop them from chewing on things they should not.
How to select dog toys:
Dog toys must be safe, entertaining, and durable. Your selection for the toys depends on the age, size, and activity level of your pet. The ideal time to introduce toys into your dog's life is when they are pups to help them form their teeth, muscles, and joints. Provide puppies with toys to chomp on, chase after, bite, and tug as one way of aiding them in growing. Puppies with baby teeth will require toys with a softer texture.
Another important factor when purchasing dog toys is the overall size of the toy in regard to the size of your dog. Too little of a toy is especially dangerous with the risk of swallowing and choking. The toy you buy for your pet must be appropriate for your dogs present size. Selecting the very best dog toy will ensure both a safe and enjoyable playtime. Safety must always come first, followed by excitement when selecting toys for your dog.
It's important to observe your dog while they have fun with their toys. Visually examine their toys periodically to check that it has not been damaged to pose a danger of choking. Remove and replace any toy that is damaged.
There are lots of options available for dog toys: from chew toys, rope toys, fetch toys, squeaky toys, and much more. Auggie's Pet Supplies in Fort Lauderdale, FL is proud to offer a variety of dog toys & our skilled staff is happy to provide assistance on the best toy(s) for your dog. Give us a call or stop by today!