After 16 wonderful years, Gone to the Dogs will be closing at the end of November. We are grateful for your loyalty and support.
We are currently stocked with great products perfect for dogs of all sizes! All non-consumable items, such as coats, fleeces, collars & leashes, most toys, grooming products, holiday items, etc. are on sale with discounts increasing. We will continue to fully stock all foods and treats until the end of October so you can continue to buy your pet's favorites. On November 1, all consumables will be discounted until gone. Shop early and often for the best selection and discounts! All updates will be posted on Facebook and our website. Come by the store and pick up our store closing schedule that outlines upcoming important dates.
Due to lack of staffing, Thursday's store hours have been changed to 2pm-6pm.
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Dogs love to chew on a fun toy. Providing dogs with toys to play with is important to encourage the physical health and wellness of your family pet. Toys are not a luxury for your dog, but rather a requirement. Playtime is an important part of their emotional and mental health. Behavioral problems, such as gnawing on items, can develop when your pup lacks the suitable outlets to follow their behavioral instinct.
Getting your dog a toy is a great way to help prevent boredom when you are not in the house and prevent your pet from forming behavioral troubles. Dogs are typically happy to play with nearly anything. Nonetheless, it's highly recommended to give toys that provide a variety of uses and to rotate them regularly to help keep things safe and intriguing. Educating dogs to discern their toys from their humans personal belongings can prevent them from chewing on things they shouldn't.
How to choose dog toys:
Dog toys should be safe, fun-filled, and durable. Your selection for the toys relies on the age, size, and activity level of your dog. The ideal time to present toys into your dog's life is when they are pups to help them develop their teeth, muscle mass, and joints. Provide pups with toys to chew on, go after, bite, and tug as one way of helping them in growing. Puppies with baby teeth will require toys with a softer composition.
Another important factor when buying dog toys is the size of the toy relative to the size of your dog. Too little of a toy is specifically dangerous with the danger of swallowing and choking. The toy you buy for your dog should be appropriate for your dogs present size. Choosing the very best dog toy will certainly ensure both a safe and enjoyable playtime. Safety should always come first, followed by excitement when picking toys for your dog.
It's important to observe your dog while they play with their toys. Visually examine their toys occasionally to check that it has not been damaged to present a risk of choking. Remove and replace any toy that is broken.
There are several options readily available for dog toys: from chew toys, rope toys, fetch toys, squeaky toys, and more. Gone to the Dogs in Wakefield, MA is proud to offer a wide range of dog toys & our experienced staff is happy to provide advice on the appropriate toy(s) for your dog. Give us a call or stop by today!
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