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10 Best Dog Toys on Amazon—from a Pet Expert

Dogs love to play, and dog lovers want to provide their dogs with safe toys. Here are the best dog toys on Amazon that benefit health, prevent boredom, and make dog tails wag with joy.

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Lambchop Plush Dog Toy

This adorable Lambchop dog toy celebrates the iconic Sheri Lewis hand puppet, and several squeakers in each paw and the body provide extra wag appeal. With more than 34,000 Amazon ratings, this inexpensive $5 toy ranks number one among plush toys. For dogs that tear out squeakers as part of the fun, you can get a two-pack and have a second backup toy on hand. You’ll also want to check out these pet products and best dog toys Amazon offers that have nearly perfect reviews.

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Kong Jumbler

I’m a fan of Kong products, and my dog Shadow adores the Kong Jumbler. This toy comes in two sizes and features a smaller ball inside the large outside translucent toy. Dogs can push, pick up, shake, and have a wonderful time with this oversized ball. The Jumbler has more than 10,700 ratings, averaging four-and-a-half stars on Amazon.

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Benebone Wishbone for Aggressive Chewers

Made in the U.S., the Benebone Wishbone design favors aggressive chewers. It’s ranked the number one best seller in Dog Chew Toys, with dog owners sharing 65,576 reviews. It comes in small, medium, large, and giant sizes to suit your doggy chewer, with chicken, peanut butter, and bacon flavors. Perfect for dogs who destroy regular toys, the Benebone keeps your chew-aholic occupied and fights canine boredom. Partner the toy with a sweet spot to lounge as he chews, like this Reader’s Digest editor-tested doughnut dog bed.

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Jalousie 5-Pack Plush Dog Toys

This economical option bundles five of the most popular plush dog toys from Jalousie. You get a fox, monkey, pig, alligator, and unicorn toy, each with squeakers, to delight small or medium dogs, and you’ll have extras to keep your pup entertained. Big dogs may tear up the toys, so they’re best for small pets. With more than 1,500 ratings averaging over four stars, this five-pack offers five times the fun. Psst! Have you ever heard about a dog lick mat?

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Wobble Wag Giggle Ball

Dogs love intriguing sounds, and the Wobble Wag Giggle Ball delights humans and canines alike. With no batteries required, the unique construction makes giggle noises when this toy gets rolled or shaken. This toy needs supervision and isn’t a chew toy, rather it’s a wonderful interactive toy for tiny to giant dogs. You’ll have hours of fetching fun. Shake the toy, roll it for your dog to show the funny sounds, and watch his curiosity go into overdrive. It’s an Amazon Choice toy with 66,668 ratings. Don’t forget to bookmark these great brain games for dogs.

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Outward Hound Brick Puzzle

Dogs used to hunt game or guard property, but modern house pets have less to do, especially while humans work. The best dog toys on Amazon address doggy boredom and benefit your dog’s emotional health. Outward Hound Brick Puzzle provides brain-teasing fun, encouraging problem-solving with built-in treat rewards. You hide treats inside, and dogs flip, slide, and lift to get the goodies. This puzzle toy earned more than 25,500 ratings and is one of the best dog toys Amazon sells. You can also find other dog puzzle toys that will tickle your dog’s brain.

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ChuckIt! Ultra Ball Dog Toy

Chances are, if you say the world “ball,” your dog comes running. This Amazon number-one-ranked dog ball toy has 100,371 ratings averaging almost five stars, and the ChuckIt! offers top-in-its-class fun for your dog. You get two balls for an economical cost, and these chew-proof, perfect-size balls provide hours of fun for any size pup. Fetch!

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Kong Flyer

For dogs that love to run, leap, and fetch, nothing beats a disk toy. The Kong Rubber Flyer, from one of the best dog products companies out there, provides a quality toy. It comes in two sizes, and the rubber material offers a softer catch for your dog’s mouth. As an Amazon number one best seller for dog flying disks, the toy has 17,354 ratings averaging four-and-a-half stars.

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Pet Qwerks Interactive Dog Toy

With a four-star rating, this Amazon’s Choice in dog toy balls boasts more than 23,000 reviews. The Pet Qwerks Interactive Dog Toy stands up to chewers and makes over 20 unique sounds, from wisecracks and sayings to growls—all designed to entice your dog to play. Fun for all dogs, this interactive dog toy especially offers engagement for low-vision pups. It comes in three sizes and includes long-lasting batteries. Your dog will love it—but beware, it may drive you crazy with its chatter. If that happens, give your dog (and you) a break and go for a stroller walk.

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Dog Rope Toy for Aggressive Chewers

Tug games and chewing opportunities top the list of what dogs consider fun. This Dog Rope Toy for aggressive chewers fits the bill on both counts. Even better, it helps keep your dog’s teeth clean as he chews. Three feet long with three tough knots and made from washable cotton, it will be replaced by the manufacture should your dog destroy it. Supervise your dog while this toy is used, and if your dog routinely destroys toys, look for more options for indestructible dog toys here.

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Amy Shojai, CABC
Amy Shojai, CABC is the Affiliate Pet Editor at Large for Reader's Digest. She's also an award-winning pet journalist and the author of 35 pet titles. She specializes in translating pet medical jargon and shopping information into information pet parents easily understand. Amy shares animal behavior and care information on her blog, and lives in North Texas with her furry muses.