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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Support Our Local Pet Supply Store with Your Purchase of Plush Toys for Dogs
Dogs love to play. Supplying dogs with toys to play with is vital to encourage the overall health and well-being of your puppy. Toys are not a luxury for your dog, but rather a basic need. Playtime is an essential part of their emotional and mental health and wellness. Behavioral issues, such as biting on objects, can form when your puppy does not have the suitable channels to follow their impulse.
Getting your dog a toy is a great way to help prevent boredom when you are not in your home and prevent your dog from forming behavioral issues. Dogs are typically happy to play with just about anything. Nevertheless, it's highly recommended to provide toys that feature a range of uses and to rotate them every week to help keep things safe and fascinating. Training dogs to discern their toys from their humans items can prevent them from biting on things they should not.
How to select dog toys:
Dog toys must be safe, interesting, and long lasting. Your selection for the toys depends on the age, size, and activity level of your pet. The best time to present toys into your dog's daily life is when they are puppies to help them develop their teeth, muscles, and joints. Provide puppies with toys to gnaw on, chase, bite, and pull as one method of aiding them in thriving. Pups with baby teeth will require toys with a softer composition.
Another essential variable when purchasing dog toys is the size of the toy relative to the size of your dog. Too little of a toy is particularly dangerous with the danger of swallowing and choking. The toy you give your pet should be appropriate for your dogs current size. Picking the very best dog toy will ensure both a safe and fun playtime. Safety needs to always come first, followed by enjoyment when picking toys for your dog.
It's important to keep an eye on your dog while they have fun with their toys. Visually inspect their toys periodically to check that it has not been damaged to pose a danger of choking. Replace any toy that is broken.
There are lots of options 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 skilled staff is happy to provide guidance on the appropriate toy(s) for your dog. Give us a call or stop by today!
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