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is another favorite company of ours when it comes to canid care. The company has a fantastic selection of toys of all different types, and they keep sustainability in mind during manufacturing. For instance, the rope toys are made from 100% recycled cotton yarns, and are machine washable. They have a selection of super cute Scottie dog stuffed toys that are extra durable and use a filler made from recycled plastic bottles. And the nautical-themed tug toys are made with a hemp exterior -- a great choice for a low-impact material -- and the same recycled filling as the other toys.

It's worked well for us. The dogs have plenty of non-stuffed toys, and the kids' stuffed animals almost never get swiped!

Soft stuffed toys are good for several purposes, but they aren't appropriate for all dogs. Here are a few tips for choosing the right stuffed toy:

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a. “Oh, yeah, I have to buy stuffless toys now. Luckily when my dog ate stuffing, she passed the fluff with no trouble.” If your dog is the type who is on a mission to gut anything with a squeaker or stuffing, then there's a good chance your toys don't actually last long enough to necessitate a washing. Although our own pets have a few toys that have suffered a quick and painless death, they do still have several favorites that have been around the house for years.

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Every dog owner wants to buy their pooch a cute stuffed toy, but for some dogs stuffed toys are a bad idea. They simply mean stuffing and bits of material all over the house. This awesome dragon are made with Chew Guard Technology and they have double stitched seams to help them last longer than regular plush toy. They squeak and come in options for large and small dogs, as well as six different colors.

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So we researched factories in far-off lands, but quickly discovered that Shelter Pups didn't belong there. The good people who make toys in crowded foreign factories work very long hours and make very little money. Theodora didn't like that idea. We also learned that most stuffed animals are made with lots of harsh, dangerous chemicals. All of this made Theodora a little uncomfortable. She said, "But we don't live in China or Mexico or India, we live in America." Another good point. We knew it would be silly to make dogs in puppy mill factories around the globe, and stuff them uncomfortably onto giant ships to be sold in America. "We should make them here, so I can make sure they are the best dogs ever. Lots of our friends are good at making stuff. It will be fun!" So we set out to find a way to make the world's best stuffed dog in the good ol' USA.Avoid or alter any toys that aren't "dog-proof" by removing ribbons, strings, eyes or other parts that could be chewed off and/or ingested. Discard toys that start to break into pieces or are torn. Check labels on stuffed toys to see that they are labeled as safe for children under three years of age and that they don't contain any dangerous fillings. Problem fillings include nutshells and polystyrene beads, but even "safe" stuffings aren't truly digestible. Remember that soft toys are not indestructible, but some are sturdier than others. Soft toys should be machine washable.