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Green Tip #108: Quality Inexpensive Dog Toys

freya newfound land dog
Freya at our Cottage

As you know we have a large dog: a Newfoundland named Freya. Freya does not have many toys and we have not spent a lot of money on them.  Her most recent toy is a chuck-it. For those not familiar with this toy, its especially great if bending over is difficult if you say have a bad back or are pregnant and if you cant really throw that far. The chuck-it has a large plastic arm with a little scoop at the end that a ball fits into. This toy tends to sell for about $10-$15 at a pet store but someone told me they found them in the discount section of the grocery store. Sure enough I found one there for $2 and it works really well!  So while we do try and support our local pet store, some things are just better to buy somewhere else.

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5 thoughts on “Green Tip #108: Quality Inexpensive Dog Toys

  1. The dollar store has a lot of great dog toys for $1. With three big dogs, we tend to go through them pretty quickly!

  2. A dog will play with just about anything, even a group of old socks sowed together. You can find lots of cheap toys at the 99 cents store too.

  3. Dog toys can become really expensive. For a while I had the hardest time finding the perfect toys for my dog. Either he wasn’t interested or he would destroy them in a day. I got fed up and started doing my own research and came across dog toys . If anyone else is experiencing what I went through should check them out. Prices are great as well.

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