Posts Tagged“toys”

Luring: Canine Instinct, History, and at-Home Fun

Dogs with a strong prey drive are naturally drawn to fast moving objects. For many types of hunting dogs, the ability to recognize small moving objects and the internal drive to bolt instantly after prey has been critical to their work. Sighthounds were bred to hunt in packs, often with people and horses, and to follow the prey by sight (hence their name). Terriers were also bred…

Anaconda ATTACK

All of my life, I have had a deep appreciation for all reptiles and amphibians. Had my math skills been better, it is very likely that I would have devoted my life to the field of herpetology. After I graduated high school I worked at a large corporate pet store, and quickly worked my way up to becoming the manager…

Crinkits!

This is a unique toy that combines several existing ideas in a new and innovative way. The toy is a malleable rubber tube, that smells sweet. One end has a small hole, and the other has a flexible opening. They come in two sizes, small (shown) and large. Both are designed to be stuffed with water or pop bottles, the…

Miles Opens His Christmas Presents

Every year Miles gets his Christmas gifts a few days early. Often they are older toys that I hide. This year they are new. First, our friend Gina gifted us with a new dog hamper cover. I put Miles’ presents inside his hamper and offered it to him. Gifts: a gecko with indestructable squeakers, and Christmas Hide-a-Squirrels. All wearing santa hats.…