Your pup go through toys like a starving Velociraptor? Here are a few ideas to make some toys out of items you already have around your home!
**As is the case with any toy, think of your pup’s safety first. Supervise your dog when they’re playing with all toys and regularly inspect them for damage. Be sure to get rid of any toys that are falling apart– you don’t want your four-legged love to swallow anything harmful! Main image from Tattle Tails. : )
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33. A t-shirt-wrapped water bottle. It’s the perfect toy for a pup that likes crinkley sounds.
32. A tennis ball and t-shirt toss toy.
Toss it, tug it, whatever your pup wants!
31. A tennis ball treat puzzle.
Best part? The felt on the tennis ball keeps the rubber from tearing.
30. A cereal box with treats inside taped shut. (Destruction intended.) Tape up some treats inside an empty box and watch your pup tear it to shreds. : )
29. A toss-able toy made from braided old t-shirts. Super easy way to recycle old t-shirts.
28. A knotted towel. Forget about using old towels for rags, make a pup toy!
27. An indestructible chew toy made from rope and dried sweet potatoes.
26. Hand-tied rope toys for super chompin’ chewers.
Pup parents with super-chompin’ pups– rejoice!
25. A treat puzzle made from PVC pipe.
Entertain your pup for hours.
24. A simple slingshot made out of a hanger.
For the fetchin’ pups.
Another easy toy for the pup that likes crinkly noises.
A simple puzzle to entertain the smaller pups.
Don’t know why, the pups just love it. : )
Easy way to use spare rope.
Replace the rawhide stick in these directions with a bully stick!
Not for the heavy chewers, of course. : )
For the pup that likes to chase things.
Use up some of your sewing scraps!
Good for training exercises, too.
Tasty all year round. : )
Fun to tie, too!
Be sure to watch your pup if they’re a heavy chewer. Don’t want plastic chunks in your pup’s belly or in your yard. : )
Old tattered jeans? Here’s one way to recycle them.
This tutorial is actually for a t-shirt rug, but you can stop making it whenever you get a frisbee-sized creation!
Freeze your pup’s toys for hours of summer fun!
Or just drop a tennis ball in one leg of old pantyhose and tie a knot!
Not the best for super chewers.
Get your pup to use their noggin.
Prime toy for tug-of-war battles.
4. This trickier treat puzzle.
For the smarty-pants pups.
Tug. Toss. Gnaw.
Great way to use your old rags!
1. The jar of bacon glory.
Take a plastic jar and swirl a little bacon grease at the bottom and let it harden. Then give it to your pup to lick the bacon goodness for hours. Or– just give them an empty peanut butter bottle!