Kyjen Invicibles Dog Toy

Kyjen is a major manufacturer in the pet industry, with cool, innovative products.  It seems they’re always trying to come up with fresh new ideas, and ways to make the old toys better.  How tough can a plush toy get? Some dogs can’t have plush toys. Ever. I’ve had those dogs. Others need a tough one, and those are the dogs that these toys are made for.  The newest versions of Invincibles contain reinforced, double-layered seams and Dura Tuff lining material. On the inside, the toys are stuffing-less, filled only with their patented squeakers that continue to squeak even after being punctured. Sure, no toy is tough enough to endure the most aggressive chewer. Some dogs just can’t have plush toys. But some dogs can have Invincibles, even if they can’t have regular plush toys. And that’s good news for enthusiastic or big dogs.  Even when dogs manage to tear through the double-layered seams and Dura-Tuff™ liner, the mess is minimal thanks to their stuffing-free design. Invincibles® squeakers are specially designed to continue to squeak even after being punctured—a feature that prolongs the fun for furry friends. They are available in a variety of snake and gecko characters, and range in size from two to six squeakers.  Kyjen’s line of Invincibles retails between $10 and $20. Not cheap for a dog toy. But not expensive, either, especially when you consider how long they last.  After researching this product, I cannot wait to try it out on my own dogs.  Update on that coming soon!

Your Pet’s Holiday Wish List

In the whirl of the holiday season it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle and forget about your favorite four-legged friend. Don’t leave your loyal companion high and dry this year—gift them one of these personalized presents and leave them jumping (or barking) for joy!
Couch Potato
Your cuddle companion will surely feel loved in his or her very own Premium Dog Couch by L.L. Bean. This comfortable lounger is available in four different sizes to accommodate all animals, from smaller cats to dogs over 70 pounds. Let your little guy snuggle up this season in style with this durable and easy to wash pet bed.
Forever Young
Keep your fiery guy occupied with some brand new toys. Stick with a classic favorite or choose from one of the holiday themed options stocked at most pet stores. Lots of Value Packs mimic stockings and make for a perfect variety of fun and festiveness at an affordable price. A field trip to a favorite park or play spot can also be a thoughtful way to show your affection and will beat a Santa chew toy any day.
Hungry Hippo
I’ve seen treats shaped as candy canes and even braided into wreaths. Varieties of flavors and designs mean a special treat for your pet this holiday. For something extra special explore recipes for homemade dog treats. You can even shape them with holiday themed cookie cutters for a festive twist. We all know the way to a pet’s heart is through the stomach…Your furry friend will love being able to enjoy his or her own seasonal snacks while you enjoy yours.
Bargain Hunter Tips:
• Check retailers’ websites and mailers for coupons and promos to get the best deals on toys and treats.
• Many stores will price match, so if you see competitors offering a better deal on an item bring the proof with you. This way you can avoid hopping from one place to another.
• Look for super saving days where you get an amount (for example: 20%) off your total purchase. During the holidays many stores offer these bonus savings to beat out competitors. This can also be a good time to stock up on staples.