P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle And You) (petplay.com) has introduced the Wobble Ball Enrichment Toy. Each Wobble Ball is made with tough and durable polycarbonate and ABS thermoplastic. Its unique shape is designed to roll around unpredictably, and the sound of dog treats spinning inside encourages dogs to play. The balls are dishwasher safe and have strong threading, which allows parts to be cleaned easily and stays secure during playtime. Wobble Balls are available in three vibrant colors, and come in attractive tabletop or floor-standing POP displays.
The BarnRaegous collection, from PetRageous Designs (petrageousdesigns.com), includes characters with assorted animal prints. The toys vary with squeakers and crinkles, which will keep dogs interested. The collection features three 9-in. characters, including Carly the Cow, Doger the Dog and Harry the Hippo, and the 10-in. Bity the Bunny.
West Paw Design’s Black Zogoflex Collection (westpawdesign.com) features three near-zero waste chew toys. The company combines multi-colored Zogoflex materials, that were previously unusable to recycle into one of the company’s standard bright colors and adds a touch of black. The collection features the Hurley, Tux and Jive, which are BPA and phthalate free. Black Zogoflex toys are 100-percent recyclable, floatable and dishwasher safe.
Petprojekt (petprojekt.com) has added three colorful toys to its offerings. Holobal, Holobal Football and Holobon are made from 100-percent non-toxic materials without phthalates, cadmium, lead, DEHP, heavy metals or BPA. Holobal is a super-chewy, hollow rubber ball that allows pet parents to tuck treats or other toys inside. Both the Holobal and Holobal football are available in large or small sizes. The Holobon can also be stuffed with treats or toys at either end. It is available in three colors and two different sizes.
Quaker Pet Group’s Hear Doggy! Martians (quakerpetgroup.com) feature a squeaker tuned to a sound frequency only dogs can hear, giving dogs all the squeaky fun and silence to pet owners. The Martians feature QPG goDog’s propriety Chew Guard Technology, making the toys longer lasting and more durable through the addition of an extra mesh layer sewn inside. The Martians come in small and large sizes, and feature three colorful characters.
The K-9 Kannon, from Hyper Pet (hyper-pet.com), launches standard-size tennis balls up to 50 ft. in the air by pulling back the handle, loading the ball, aiming and shooting. It features extra ball storage for easy reloading, direction and distance control, as well as hands-free pickup, eliminating the need to pick up slobbery balls.
Starmark Pet Products (starmarkacademy.com) has introduced the Treat Dispensing Tetraflex, which holds Starmark treats, as well as a variety of other treats and kibble. Pet owners can turn mealtime into playtime by feeding meals in the Tetraflex, which also provides a dog with mental and physical stimulation. The toy bounces erratically and can be tossed. Tetraflex’s durable material makes it suitable for strong chewers. It is available in three sizes.
The SafeChew Gnawligator, from SafeMade Pet Products (safemadepet.com), stands up to tough chewers. Its bumpy back and textured tail helps clean teeth and stimulate gums. The Gnawligator comes in an authentic gator flavor that tastes like chicken. The toy is available in two colors: green and tomato.
TireBiter Racing Slicks, from Mammoth Pet Products (mammothpet.com), are built for stronger chewers. The toys are made from specially formulated natural rubber and two-ply nylon. TireBiter Racing Slicks are perfect for interactive playing, rolling and tossing. Shipper displays are available for retailers.
Fluff & Tuff (fluffandtuff.com) has added the Gil Koi and Flo Koi to its toy line. The 20-in. Gil Koi and 10-in. Flo Koi join the 15-in. Finn Koi. The brightly colored toys feature Fluff & Tuff’s signature custom design, ultra plush fabric, thick mesh TuffWeb liner and double-stitched seams. The toys are lightly stuffed to promote playability.
The War Dog collection, from Pet Qwerks (petqwerks.com), was inspired by the United States War Dogs Association, which is dedicated to helping both retired and working service dogs that have served the nation. The collection features five styles of tough, durable toys made from outer-woven nylon material that is wrapped around tightly packed crinkle paper and squeakers. For each War Dogs toy purchased, Pet Qwerks will donate funds to the United States War Dog Association.