Dogs in Toyland

Discover the latest in toy trends and what dogs like best.

For years my dogs ignored the stuffed purple frog I thought they’d enjoy playing with. Then along came my Belgian Malinois puppy.
Della immediately latched onto that frog and loved snuggling with it like a pacifier. More than seven years later, repaired so many times it’s almost more thread than fabric, that frog remains Della’s favorite toy.

We never know what toy might strike our dog’s fancy. As a result, “the dog toy market has grown exponentially since the ball and stick days, now offering products in assorted materials, textures, shapes, and sizes,” says Gina M., manager for, an online store based in Pennsylvania.

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