When I saw the booth at the BlogPaws conference for Tuggo Dog Toy, I gravitated there immediately! Any long time readers of my blog know just how destructive Luke and Sheba are, so I am always on the lookout for fun toys that will stand up to their shenanigans. This toy intrigued me since you can fill it with water, sand, or gravel to make it heavier.
Luke is up at 4:30 am every day, and I’ve felt like we haven’t been giving him enough exercise. We used to play fetch twice a day but now that the girls are older they aren’t interested in that second round of play. But I realized Luke was, so I needed something to get him out there in the evening running. Tuggo fits the bill! He likes to play with something different, and boy does he love romping around with this toy.
I think that it’s getting him the extra exercise he needs, even though I don’t think he’ll ever be a dog that sleeps in in the morning! Just look at the workout he gets, talk about using every muscle he has!
Tuggo is easy to deal with. I used a simple kitchen knife to unscrew the plug and add water. I initially filled it about half full and Luke seemed to like that. It’s only about 1 pound empty, but 20 lbs when it’s full! It lives up to it’s promise of durability. The rope concerned me since Luke will often take a toy aside and destroy whatever portion of it he can. The ball is nothing he will ever even put a dent in, but I was relieved when I read that you can buy a replacement rope for only $5. However, Luke hasn’t destroyed it yet. I’d like to say it’s because I’ve been more diligent about picking the toy up so he doesn’t have a chance to destroy the rope, but I found it out in the yard in the rain the other morning. Not a problem though! Getting wet didn’t bother the rope at all.
Tuggo comes in two different sizes – 7 inch and 10 inch. We have the 7 inch, which seems good for many size dogs, especially since you can make it weigh as much or as little as you’d like….whatever your dog prefers. Luke seems to like it a little lighter. The rope moves freely through the center of the ball which makes it easy to play tug-of-war, or to just run around with.
I couldn’t get Sheba interested in playing tug-of-war with Luke though. We have a few toys that she just doesn’t have interest in, but that’s OK. I was willing to play tug with him, though I usually lose! I also just toss it across the yard for him to chase. As you can see in the short video below, he doesn’t really need me to have a blast with it anyway.
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