Pet Toys - Inventory Essentials 2010
26 Bars & A Band
26 Bars & a Band’s Toffee & the Rescues Plush Toys are made from plush material and contain a sound chip that barks when pressed. There are six breeds to choose from, all of which have their own identity and background story to promote animal rescue. Characters include Toffee the Mutt, Chip the Chihuahua, Yoko the Yorkie, Percy the Pug, Megan the Maltese and Donnie the Dachshund. The toys measure approximately 7 in. in length. Ten percent of the proceeds goes to Best Friends Animal Society.
A Cheerful Pet
A Cheerful Pet’s handmade, eco-friendly toys are made from 100-percent natural boiled wool, the company reports. Four dinosaur styles are available: stegosaurus, T. rex, triceratops and brontosaurus. Also available are decorated eggs, the bunny tugzee toy, ringzee ball, small octopus and duck headzee.
Active Paw’s Go-Sling is a fetch game that allows owners to gently toss, bounce or launch a ball through the sky. It’s portable and durable, the company states.
Brilliant Pet announces its FroliCat BOLT, a laser pointer that can be held by a pet owner or set down on a flat surface. Once turned on, the laser creates random patterns for cats to chase, pounce and jump on. It has both automatic and manual modes. In automatic mode, owners can set 15-minute play sessions. When switched to manual, owners can create their own laser patterns. An adjustable mirror aims the laser across a variety of places, such as floors, tables, and walls.
Cardinal Laboratories’ Crazy Cat Cat Quest toy is a battery-operated cat-fishing product. It causes a suspended dragonfly-like object to fly about in the same way as a real insect caught on a string, according to the company.
Charming Pet Products
Charming Pet Products’ Balloon Collection is made from all-natural latex and features a squeaker in every toy. The line features four colorful characters: Baxter the Bull, Dudley the Dog, Hazel the Horse and Pearl the Pig. The toys’ dimensions measure 61⁄4 in. in length, 31⁄2 in. wide and 41⁄4 in. high.
The Company of Animals
The Company of Animals offers the Nina Ottosson Games collection of interactive party games for dogs. These puzzles are designed to stimulate mental activity while the pet searches for treats. Included in the collection are Dog Tornado, Dog Brick, Dog Magic and Dog Spinny.
DuckyWorld Products’ Rainbow is a toy filled with 100-percent organically grown catnip, the company reports, adding that cats love the curve shape.
Durable Ideas presents its Dura Doggie Disc fetch toy, which also acts as a water bowl and chew toy. Designed for durability, the toy contains no harsh materials or chemicals, so it’s safe for dogs, the company reports. For every 10 discs sold, one disc gets donated to an organization that helps dogs, the manufacturer adds.
From the Field
From the Field’s Shelby the Hemp Mouse is made from strong hemp fabric and hemp rope. The toy is filled with all-natural catnip and is biodegradable, the company states. An all-natural catnip spray rejuvenator is available to spike Shelby up when needing a boost. A wooden display measuring 8x8x12 in. is available.
Giantmicrobes Inc.’s GIANTmicrobes plush dolls look like common microbes, but they are more than a million times their actual size. Each one comes with an image and information about the microbe it represents. Flea, mange, heartworm, lyme disease and toxoplasmosis are the featured microbes.
Greenfeather Bird Supply
Greenfeather Bird Supply’s Kids Sampler is a treat mixture of plastic textures for birds to shake, rattle and jingle. The toy is washable, according to the company.
Hip Doggie’s Organic Cotton Crochet Toys are made of certified organic cotton crochet with recycled poly fill. Because of the crochet weave, they are great for teeth cleaning, the company reports. Eleven designs are offered, including balls, bones, ice cream cones and a mouse. Suitable for dogs and cats.
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