Keep these safety tips in mind before you buy a new dog toy for your furry friend

You must have seen a dog play with its favourite toy and it must have melted your heart. You might also be a dog parent who has gifted several toys to your furry little friend. But a lot of people oversee some safety tips that should be taken care of while they buy a new dog toy for their dogs. Hence, we thought of listing down a few safety tips that every dog owner should keep in mind when they buy a new toy for their dogs.
- Look for toys that are indestructible: Hard nylon or hard rubber toys are the best for dogs. Watch the edges as they could be fairly sharp. Make sure there are no large chunks that are broken off. Avoid soft rubber toys as well.

- Keep an eye on tope toys: Toys that are made of hard rubber or nylon that are connected together by a thick rope that can be okay for a while. But, keep your eyes on the tope in order to make sure it remains intact.
- Avoid toys with bells: Squeakers on the inside and toys that have bells on are not really great for dogs as your dog might just rip the bells off or swallow them.

- Watch for rips and tears: Toys that are well constructed with plush and thick fabric should be bought. But if they break or tear at a seam, it's time to throw them away and buy new and better ones.

- Find the right size toy: Sometimes, dog owners end up buying toys that are too large for a small dog or too small for a big dog. Either way, you must avoid buying an inappropriately sized toy for your dog. Buy toys of the right size for your dog so that it doesn't defeat its purpose.

- Dental chews: These kind of toys are very famous and are fairly safe as well. The toy companies have changed the manufacturing process in order to allow these dental chews to dissolve and soften once in contact with saliva. However, stick with the good brands.

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