As an Amazon affiliate I may earn from qualifying purchases. Puppies are like human babies in a lot of ways. They chew as a way of learning about the environment around them and it feels good on teething gums. With dogs, there are other factors at play including the taste, texture, and boredom-lifting qualities he/she can get from a really good toy. If you have a heavy or aggressive chewer, you know that it can be difficult to find safe, non-toxic, top-quality toys for your four legged-family members. Not to mention, it can be expensive to replace toys your strong chewers destroy in minutes.
If you’re tired of buying poorly made toys, or toys with toxic or un-natural ingredients, here are 37 toys your extreme chewers (and your wallet) will appreciate.
TIP: When going through the toy suggestions below, keep in mind that not all toys are equal. The appropriate toy for your dog will depend on your dog’s size, age, jaw strength, etc. Even “indestructible” toys can be broken by determined dogs. Be sure to replace broken toys to avoid a choking hazard.
1. Nylabone Barbell Power Chew Durable Peanut Butter Dog Toy
This ball has to be seen for the full effect. The image above is not representative of the toy. The KONG Squeezz Confetti Ball comes in 3 fun colors: green, purple, orange, and blue.
The ball isn’t large and is best suited for small-breed teething puppies. This toy is available in 3 sizes: 2 inches
This toy is a classic and lasts a really long time. Some breeds have been known to bite these in half, but that is rare. You are more likely to lose it than have to replace it because of breakage. These really are made for aggressive chewers and has a stuffable cavity for adding treats. CLICK HERE TO VIEW Give your dog this toy with a little peanut butter inside and he or she will be content for hours.
Best for dogs over 6 months. This toy is available in sizes S, M, L, XL
This tug toy has a comfortable grip and stretchy rubber grip for you to hang on to while your dog tugs. The unique figure-eight feature gives ample room for hands or snouts to fit in. The toy also has a groove that encircles the hand grip which is perfect for adding peanut butter (mess alert!). The Kong Tug Toy is best for dogs over 6 months of age.
Perfect for multi-dog homes.
This particular toy is made of organic, plant-derived, natural rubber. You won’t find any artificial colours, flavours, or PVC in this toy.
Dogs of any age will enjoy this toy. Note: may not be suitable for especially aggressive chewers.
Benebone is one of those iconic brand names that people can relate to. Benebone offers a full spectrum of chew toys for dogs including the wishbone bacon chew. The first thing you’ll notice is the ergonomic curve of the toy itself. Once the package is opened you won’t have a chance to look too closely because your dog will be all over that bacon scent. Expect an incredibly strong nylon toy that your little chewer is going to love. This toy is available in S, M, L Best for dogs over 6 months.
Good for dogs of any age. Features: This chew toy has a fun tire shape that bounces when thrown for fetchers and provides a durable chewing texture made from natural rubber. Can even be used as a tug toy (not recommended for puppies under 6 months). Available in small, and medium/large.
Best For: Dogs of any age – especially water-lovers Features: This ball is tough & rugged for indoor or outdoor use. The shape makes an unpredictable bounce when thrown. It even floats in the pool or the pond. Dishwasher safe, BPA-free material.
Best For: Dogs of any age – especially water-lovers Features: This bone has a modern, aesthetically pleasing design. It is made from 100% natural rubber that floats in the pool or the pond, and has an unpredictable bounce when thrown.
Best For: Medium and large breed dogs Features: This squeaky chew toy is made with eco-friendly, natural rubber, it has 100% real beef flavor, and a durable design with a lifetime guarantee. It has a squeaker to keep your heavy chewer engaged.
Best For: Medium and large breed dogs, teething puppies Features: Pack of 4 organic cotton knotted rope toys. Great for indoor or outdoor play. Good to tug with adult dogs or moisten and freeze for relief for teething puppies as they chew (not recommended to tug with dogs under 6 months).
This toy is actually for more gentle chewers but is great for promoting dental health, especially for teething puppies. This toy comes in different sizes and is good for dogs from 22 pounds to 88 pounds.
Best For: Teething puppies, small and medium breed dogs Features: This chew toy has a unique design that allows you to add pet-safe toothpaste, or stuffing to the toy to keep their teeth clean and breath fresh, made with TPR rubber, safe and non-toxic, with satisfaction guaranteed
Best For: Teething puppies, small and medium breed dogs Features: This chew toy is made from natural rubber, it has a unique cactus shape and milk flavor to keep your aggressive chewer interested. It also bounces with thrown, and is great fun for fetchers.
Best For: Teething puppies, small and medium breed dogs Features: This chew to is made from natural rubber material, and has a cavity to hide treats to keep your pet engaged. Infused with milk flavor and has a dental-friendly design.
Best For: Dogs over 6 months Features: This bone is made for extreme chewers. The ultra durable nylon chew helps indulge your dog’s instinct to chew. Concerned about dental health? This chew aids in gum massage and helps to clean teeth while they chew.
Best For: Teething puppies Features: This bone is made with softer material designed to be gentle, but durable for teething puppies, it is chicken flavored to entice your puppy to chew on the bone, and not your furniture legs. 2-pack with different textures.
Best For: Dogs over 6 months Features: This toy is a great and safe alternative to sticks in the backyard, it’s made with real Maplewood and durable nylon. No chemicals, or artificial flavors. Available in small, medium, and large.
Best For: Dogs of any age Features: This toy has room for 2 times the treats and is BPA & Lead free. It’s easy to clean, colorful, and bright. Comes in 3 colors: orange, purple, and green making it easy to spot around the house or yard. Also floats in water!
Best For: Dogs over 6 months Features: This monthly subscription delivers a box to your door every 30 days. Includes 2 tough toys, 2 bags of treats, and 2 chews for your extreme chewer. Satisfaction guaranteed.
If you have a “bully” breed or any other dog with a strong jaw, Bully Make is worth every penny. You get a new box every month FILLED with products that will stand the test of strength, treats that your dog will slip over, and all items are made in the USA. In the off-chance your dog destroys one of the toys just take a picture. If the toy qualifies for a replacement, you get a new one FREE STEP 1: Select a plan (1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months)
STEP 2: Tell BullyMake about your pet so that they can customize the box.
Step 3: YOU decide what’s in the box
Step 4: Wait for the shipment. Best For: All ages Features: Monthly subscription box includes 2-3 toys and 3 bags of treats, or you can opt for a toys-only box and receive 4-5 durable toys every month!
This is a high quality toy designed to satisfy the instinct to chew. It is a squeaky toy made of durable and non-toxic rubber. Safe for dogs of all ages but best for medium to large dogs. Comes in Glue or Green and measures 5.4 inches long and 3.1 inches wide. This product is guaranteed for quality.
This grenade shaped dog chew is perfect for satisfying the need to chew will providing mental stimulation. Stuff them to the brim with your dog’s favorite treats and let him have at it. The tear resistant strength is increased by more than 40% making it more durable than most dog toys. Tested and approved by: German Shepherds, Pit-bulls, American Foxhound, Mastiffs, Alaskan and many other strong chewers. Best For: Dogs over 6 months
Best For: Dogs of any age, especially aggressive chewers. Features: This chew toy is floatable and perfect for aggressive chewers. Made of non-toxic materials and is completely dishwasher safe. Made in the USA. Comes in blue, green, orange. Sizes small and medium.
Best For: Dogs of any age Features: Very customizable subscription box that arrives 4x per year. You choose your items for each box, so you can cater to tough chewers, fashionistas, couch potatoes, and more. Each box can include handmade treats, vegan skincare, gear/clothing items, and toys.
Best For: Dogs of any age – especially water-lovers Features: Okay – this ball-like toy is not technically for chewing, but your dog will stay busy! Durable and with smooth, egg-shaped design they can never get a grip on, the jolly egg will keep them busy chasing for hours! Available in Small and Large.
Best For: Dogs of any age Features: The pineapple design of this chew toy is not only cute, it helps keep plaque and tartar at bay. It has a cavity for treats or stuffing. Made from non-toxic rubber this toy is great for fetchers and chewers. It comes with a lifetime guarantee even for tough chewers. Available in Small, Large, and X-Large
33. Outward Hound Squeaker Matz Plush Gator Dog Toy, XL
Outward Hound Squeaker Matz Plush Toy Best For: Dogs of any age although may not be appropriate for really strong chewers. Features: These toys are perfect for dogs who love to drag their toys around the house. Warning! They are packed with squeakers (16 of them) so be prepared to let your dog have way too much fun. The matz plush toys are flat with minimal stuffing.
This toy is perfect for bending and twisting if only to hear that crackle sound. Your dog is going to love to sink his or her teeth into this thing. Frankly, you could use it for yourself as a stress-relieving toy but that would be mean. Your dog will truly love this thing! It comes in Medium, Large, and X-Large and weights only 0.15 pounds (medium). Perfect for indoor or outdoor play. Live in a condo or apartment? This all is MUCH quieter for inside play. Your choice of 5 bright colors: Orange, Purple, Green, Pink, Blue Best For: All dogs (and some adults)
We want our dogs to be safe, happy, and content. No toy is 100% indestructible, but these certainly come close, even with your aggressive chewer. As with any toy, it is important to supervise your dog, only provide age and size appropriate toys, and to replace worn-out or damaged toys to keep your pups safe and healthy. Remember that even the strongest toys can sometimes weaken and break. No the signs of intestinal blockages in dogs and regularly replace toys as they start to show wear and tear to prevent choking.
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