All dogs need something to play with and chew on. From newborn puppy to full grown adult dog, they need something to relieve their stress and to release their excess energy with. Dog chew toys and bones allow your dog to focus his energy in the proper fashion and not by chewing up everything around your house.
There are all different kinds of toys for your pup. From hard toys to chew on to soft plush stuffed toys to throw around and play catch with, different dogs like different types of toys. As with other things with your dog, it is always good to get your dog a variety of different toys to determine what he likes best. Some dogs will be happy with a large rope tied up and knotted in different spots while other dogs might be completely bored with rope. Some dog toys hold treats and give your dog a reward for playing with it. These toys are great for giving to your dog before you leave the house. He will be so happy to play with the toy and try to get his treats out that he won't notice that you left and by then he will be tired out anyways.
Soft Plush and Stuffed Dog Toys
All dogs love the standard stuffed type toy that they can bite and chew on to their hearts content. Some have special features like squeakers and other noise makers. Some are large and some are small, so choose the type of plush or stuffed dog toy that will fit your dog the best. Don't get a small stuffed animal toy that your big dog can tear apart in minutes. If you have a large dog then you should get a larger and tougher toy to play with. But if you have a small dog you don't want to get a super big toy that won't fit in his mouth. So choose your dogs toys accordingly and it will lead to many playful and happy hours.
Dog Bones and Chew Toys
It shouldn't come be a surprise that dogs love to chew on things. You don't want your dog to chew up everything around the house while you are away, so make sure that there are enough chew toys and bones to play with and chew on so that your dog won't be forced to take his energy out on your furniture.