Tip & How-To about Dogs


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 -



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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i am looking for a name for my little daschund baby girl she weight 133g

Can't see how this is a Operating System question, but here goes. I like to find some red thread when naming my animals, although this is more fun if you have more than one. For example I used to name my male animals after male villains and female animals after female heroines. But I have had some exceptions to the rule lately. Some of the names I've used resently is Anakin Skywalker Jr the dog, Damien Thorn the dog, Luke Skywalker jr the cat (I only used Anakin and Luke when calling them), Catniss Bellatrix Lestrange the cat (had to change that one a little from the original), Akira the cat, Gulliver the cat and so on.

So let's try something similar, like female villains that is cute/beautiful with a prominent name for a daschund princess. Fun for those recognizing the names, but still names usable on a dog show.
- Morgan Le Fay
- Ravenna (or Queen Ravenna)
- Xenia
- Cersei

Other names could be everything between the easy Tixi to the more dog show'ish Dancing de Belliss. But I think naming the animals after stuff that matters to you is more fun. Just don't call her Poison Ivy or Cat Woman.

Sep 20, 2016 | Computers & Internet

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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.

Sep 02, 2012 | American Plastic Toys Dogs

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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.

Aug 23, 2012 | American Plastic Toys Dogs

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

Some of the best toys for dogs are:
1. KONG Wild Knots Bears Durable Dog Toy
2. Nylabone Dental Dinosaur
3. KONG Rubber Ball Extreme
4. Benebone Bacon Flavored Wishbone Chew Toy
5. KONG Medium Cozie Dog Squeaky Toy
6. Outward Hound Hide-A-Squirrel Dog Toy, and much more.


Jul 23, 2012 | Dogs

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