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This Forlorn Pup Can’t Bear His Toy Separation Anxiety

If you have a dog (or more than one) at home, odds are you’ve witnessed some of the seemingly bizarre tactics they employ to get back misplaced toys. For example, my childhood dog once insisted I let him outside just so he could retrieve a rawhide he left by the door the day before. Claire Cummings from Basingstoke, England happened upon such a situation while driving. First, she noticed a lone stuffed pig on the sidewalk. Then she saw a … Read more

Senior Rescue Dog Picks Out The Perfect Toy To Make Her Feel Safe

As former children, surely all humans can relate to the feeling of holding on to a stuffed animal or beloved toy for support during stressful times. It’s comforting to have a best friend that goes everywhere with you. It turns out dogs use this same strategy too. Nicole Marie Wasieleski is a volunteer with the Animal Rescue League of Iowa and already the proud mama to two rescue dogs. She really didn’t plan on adopting another, but Nicole told the Dodo … Read more

Golden Retriever Needed A Cone, So His Favorite Plushie Got One Too

These days it’s hard to get by without having an Instagram account. But, if you’re like me you follow more animals than human beings. Let me tell you, this is the way to go. One particularly outstanding account details the adventures of a Golden Retriever in Amsterdam named Barley. Barley lives with his two humans Zita Butler and Marc Wisselo, and his best friend Fluffy. Fluffy is a stuffed Golden Retriever the couple found at IKEA, they explained to Instant Dogs. “A … Read more

A Story Of Love: A Little Brown Dog And His AgriChew

Ike’s a chocolate-colored Chihuahua Dachshund mix (so we think), I call him my lil’ choco-chi-weenie. We got him from a local shelter in November 2016. Like plenty of dogs, Ike likes toys. He’s pretty excited when I bring a new toy home, but for the most part the toy is a big hit for a bit and then is forgotten in a corner after a few days. It’s fine, and I actually try to rotate his toys so that I … Read more

What’s So Special About Your Dog’s Favorite Toy?

It’s dirty, torn, and always covered in slobber, but your dog’s favorite toy holds a special place in their heart. They carry it from room to room and sleep with it every night. They have a big bin full of other balls, stuffed animals, and chews, but nothing compares to “their toy.” Not every dog has a specific toy they love the most, but those that do become as attached to their toys as a toddler is to a favorite … Read more