5 Dog Toys That Are Perfect For Backyard Play Time

Jack RussellTerrier running in the garden with a toy in her mouth.

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If you’re blessed with a backyard, you’ll know there’s nothing your dog loves more than to spend an afternoon cavorting around their safe outdoor space. One way to really ramp up the fun factor of your backyard sessions is to pick up a few dog toys that are specifically tailored for outdoors play.

If the dog runs and parks near you have closed, then try having a fun play session right in your yard. A new toy will help keep your dog mentally and physically stimulated and reduce boredom.

Here are five top-notch dog toys perfect for backyard play time.

1. A Wobble Dog Toy

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A wobble dog toy can provides hours of mental stimulation for your canine due to the way it piques their innate curiosity.

The interactive Wobble Wag Giggle Ball Dog Toy is available in a range of bold colors and produces ear-catching laughing and giggling noises as it rolls around.

Best of all, this is a durable and long-lasting toy that doesn’t require any batteries.

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2. A Launcher Dog Toy

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A launcher dog toy will allow you to up the stakes in your regular fetch sessions by letting you throw a ball markedly further than normal.

The Chuckit! Classic Ball Launcher allows you to throw a ball three times further than normal, so say goodbye to pesky arm aches.

You can get it on Chewy here!

3. A Tennis Ball Blaster Dog Toy

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If your resident canine is all about chasing tennis balls–and, let’s face it, which dog doesn’t love a spirited ball chase?–then a tennis ball blaster can help take your play sessions to a whole new level of intensity.

Nerf’s tennis ball blaster will fire off tennis balls up to 50 feet in the air. The device is also compatible with all standard tennis balls, so you can reuse your current stock.

You can get it on Chewy here!

4. A Sling Shot Dog Toy

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A sling shot dog toy lets you launch various toys way up into the air for your dog to chase and retrieve.

The Hyper Pet Flying Series grants you the option of loading up with either a pig, a duck, or a goose and then propelling them into the air.

Adding versatility to the toy, the various animal characters also float in water, so feel free to take aim over safe lakes, pools, or whatever body of water sits near your backyard!

You can get it on Chewy here!

5. A Flying Squirrel Toy

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Dogs are naturally roused by the sight of a squirrel gallivanting up a tree, so why not tap into that instinct with a flying squirrel toy?

Created by Chuckit!, this toy has an aerodynamic shape that prolongs its flight time, while the material it’s constructed from is durable but soft on your dog’s mouth.

Along with being waterproof, the flying squirrel toy also features glow-in-the-dark paws, meaning you can extend those long play sessions into the evening hours!

You can get it on Chewy here!

Does your own dog have a favorite outdoor toy? How do you perk up backyard play sessions with your pooch? Tell us your top tips in the comments below!

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