Daycare Tough Toys – Our High 5

Dog Approved Toys that Last! So what makes a toy Daycare tough? They need to be soft enough to be mouth friendly but hard enough to withstand pulling, tugging, chewing and ripping as well as withstanding hot and cold weather. The toys that last with minimal damage have very few sticking out parts or mouth […]

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What Does Your Dog Love?

20 Rewards to Motivate Your Dog From teaching you dog to come to you to training tricks, it is all easier if you are using rewards that your dog loves. Finding the right motivator can change a ho-hum practice session to a super training experience. Changing from one reward to another can add excitement and […]

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Teach Your Dog to Solve a Dog Puzzle

Joan Malak’s Greyhound Ch. Cebar Sings a Majik Song NA NAJ aka ‘Carly’ is shown in the following video solving the Nina Ottosson Dog Twister Puzzle. Frankly, it is amazing and very fun to watch. Carly is systematic and very enthusiastic about solving the puzzle and we credit her step by step training by Joan […]

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All Dogs Love Crackles!

It has been fairly established that dogs are enamored by the sound of crackling water bottles.  Toys that contain an actual bottle, soda bottles taken out of the trash (sneaky rascals), bottles swiped off of the table.  They just love them!  The sound seems to intrigue and mesmerize them, and much time is spent just […]

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Green Slow Feeder – Turning Dinnertime into a Game

Interactive games are as fun as can be – it helps to work your dog’s mind (as well as yours!) and quite possibly eliminate unwanted behaviors that happen as a result of sheer boredom.  The Green Slow Feeder takes that idea and goes just a little further!  It allows you to help your dog ‘work’ […]

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Interactive Games – Training Made Fun

While games of fetch and tug still hold high appeal for dogs and their owners, there is a new brand of game in town and its taking the doggy world by storm!  Interactive games for dogs are a unique and fun way to play and train your dog.  With multiple ways to use each and […]

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One Stop Doggy Shopping For The Holidays!

Its that time of year again – the season of giving is upon us!  We at A Place For Paws hope that you will remember your furry four-legged family members this holiday season as well!  Make sure to check out the cool toys and treats that we have to offer for your lucky pooch. Toys […]

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Bottle Buddies Squeakers – Crunch and squeak all in one!

If your dog thought that the original Bottle Buddies was a cool toy, wait until they get a load of THIS one!  Introducing the Bottle Buddies Squeakers!  Not only do they crunch, but they squeak too! Based upon the same design as the original Bottle Buddies, these toys offer just a smidgen more – a […]

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Combating Boredom and Anxiety

Separation anxiety and boredom (or maybe a little of both) can cause our dogs to do terrible things to our homes when we leave them.  Truly awful things.  Entire couches can disappear in an hour.  Expensive electronics go into hiding only to make themselves known out in the yard as part of a pile of […]

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Plushy Tuggy Toy – Its Awesome!

Toys.  Seems like you can never have enough dog toys.  Doesn’t matter if you have one dog or five dogs – MORE TOYS!  When shopping for toys, sturdiness tends to be one of the top criteria – who wants to purchase a toy only to have it destroyed an hour after you get it home?  […]

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Tough Plush Tug Toys With a Hippie Flair

Its hard to find durable toys that your dog will love.  Most people have to stick to a Kong or a Nylabone – unfortunately many dogs find these toys BORING.  Enter the Hippie Pentas made by Doggles!  Hippie Pentas are a colorful plush toy that will enthrall your dog. While plushy on the outside, Hippie […]

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Welcome BIG Bottle Toys!

One thing is for sure – dogs love the sound of a crunching plastic bottle!  Bottles can be a great toy for your pup -but sometimes they simply don’t hold their interest and, for many dogs, a standard sized water bottle is just too small.  Enter Doggles Milk Jug and Soda Pop Critters! Plushy, fuzzy […]

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