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 vital to encourage the physical health and well-being of your pup. Toys are not a luxury for your dog, but rather a necessity. Playtime is a vital component of their emotional and mental health. Behavioral issues, such as gnawing on things, can form when your puppy does not have the proper avenues to follow their intuition.
Buying your dog a toy is a great way to help prevent boredom when you are not in the house and prevent your dog from developing behavioral problems. Dogs are typically ready to have fun with practically anything. Nonetheless, it's strongly recommended to give toys that offer a variety of uses and to alternate them weekly to keep things safe and fascinating. Educating dogs to distinguish their toys from their humans belongings can prevent them from gnawing on things they should not.
How to choose dog toys:
Dog toys must be safe, fun-filled, and durable. Your option for the toys relies on the age, size, and activity level of your dog. The ideal time to introduce toys into your dog's daily life is when they are pups to help them develop their teeth, muscle mass, and joints. Offer pups with toys to chew on, go after, bite, and pull as one way of assisting them in growing. Pups with baby teeth are going to need toys with a softer structure.
Another vital factor when purchasing dog toys is the proportions of the toy in regard to the overall size of your dog. Too small of a toy is specifically hazardous with the threat of swallowing and choking. The toy you buy for your pet needs to be appropriate for your dogs current size. Picking the very best dog toy will ensure both a safe and fun playtime. Safety should always come first, followed by enjoyment when selecting toys for your dog.
It's important to supervise your dog while they have fun with their toys. Visually inspect their toys occasionally to check that it has not been harmed to pose a threat of choking. Replace any toy that is broken.
There are many 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 right toy(s) for your dog. Give us a call or stop by today!
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