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We're going broke buying this guy toys - he seems to chew through EVERYTHING!!! I recently bought a toy ranked 9 on the toughness scale - 10 being the highest. Last night was his frist time playing with it and I can already tell it's not going to last long!! We don't even bother with fleece/stuffed toys anymore.

The only ones that seem durable are his kong toys - he already has three kongs and one kong ball.

Anything you've had great success with?
 

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My pups like the Nylabones, and they've held up pretty well for a few months. My boyfriend also picks up round bones from the grocery sometimes, and Bones (heh) in particular loves to work on those. I bought some of the really tough cloth toys with reinforced stitching, and they used to get chewed to pieces in a month or less, but since we've been getting the bones, the dogs have mostly just played tug-of-war with them and not concentrated as hard on destroying them.
 

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We've had great success with absolutely nothing LOL

The toys that people say are made for rottweillers and pitbulls are torn apart in under a minute.

I'm tempted to buy a nylabone product, but they're so expensive. It's such a gamble.
 

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Luigi is a super tough chewer. The only thing he hasn't destroyed is his regular kong (He broke his puppy kong). Everything else, he's chewed through. He's even gnawed off pieces of knuckle bones we've got him. The thing we keep him busy with is flavored rolled rawhides. Goes through 3 or 4 of those a week. Without those, I don't know what we'd do.
 

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I give Coco Raw Hid bones and I fill a little bit of cheese in between spaces to entertain him for a few hours otherwise he eats all his toys or rips them apart :|
 

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We have had luck with a Nylabone product called The Gallileo. It is a super thick and strong molded plastic bone. We have had it two years and Ben has only made a dent in one end of it.
 

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I am so glad Tucker is not a chewer.
He only touches berber stuffies and even then he doesn't chew much. They usually last a few months before they get thrown away. He won't even look at other toys unless they have food or food residue on them. (He thinks spatulas are toys to be taken from the dishwasher) All these comments make me scared that when we can get a second beagle we may learn what everyone else has to go through. So far all of our dogs have been angels.
 

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JoJo is a bugger for destroying EVERYTHING! I bought her a bouncy bone and she totally loves it! She managed to not destroy this toy and she's had it for 5 months. Best $20 I ever spent.
 

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Ruby is a professional chewer! Nylabones do well for her, but make sure that you get the ones designated for power chewers (or else he'll tear it into little chunks). They're usually color coded with a red slash on the package. These last a while for my beagles - months even. I have a bunch of medium sized ones just laying on the floor throughout the house. They'll just casually pick one up and chew on it for 15 minutes or more when they have the urge to chew. I just bought a giant one for Ruby, and she loves it! Poor bailey is a little smaller, and can't get a good grip on it.

I have a half dozen kongs, too. She's turned pro at emptying those suckers, too. But they last. I've only had to throw one away after almost a year. I experimented with so many other tough rubber toys, and Ru has destroyed most of them in days or even hours. I would however recommend these as well:

Starmark Everlasting Fun Ball - Get the larger one. It'll drive him crazy trying to get to the treats inside. Ru can easily get the treats out of the smaller one, since she can get her mouth around it, but it's lasted months and months. I give the smaller one now to Bailey, who isn't as destructive. Ru will just lay on the floor and lick the treats in the larger one, until they just fall out from shriveling. Of course, she leaves an unsightly puddle of saliva, so I limit how much she gets this one. I wish they made another intermediate size between the two that they offer.

Petstages Orka Jack - The big one without the rope (Ru eventually damaged the small one after a few months). You can put treats in it, and it keeps them busy, and it's hard for Ru to even get a good enough grip to cause major damage. I may get a second one, because it's the only toy that both dogs will fight over!

You can get all of these at PetSmart. Just do a search on the website to see what they look like.

Hope this helps! I've had a good tester.
 

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Nylabones also work fairly well for Maggie...the edges get kind of ragged, but they last a very long time. Everything else she destroys, even the black Kongs. I still buy her stuffed toys though, as she has so much fun de-stuffing them, but I buy inexpensive ones through PetEdge.
 

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Just a quick note that the frayed edges on the Nylabones are expected. The abrasiveness of them is supposed to help clean the dog's teeth. Like a bone shaped tooth brush. And any tiny pieces that are ingested will pass. It's just uncomfortable on my leg when they want they want to chew on it while sitting in my lap!
 

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Neither of my dogs are chewers but my first dog Lilly was. She could chew through anything and toys that were meant to be indestructable weren't to her. She could chew through those black kongs, nylabones and all my furniture lol
 

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Josie and Charlie have DESTROYED a black kong. AT least they have stopped going after the furniture ... for the most part.

I still get stuffed squeaky toys just because it keeps Josie occupied for a night. Then we have fun picking up all the fuzz and she clings to the carcass for a week after wards.
 

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Our neighbour makes rope toys for his large dog. Really thick rope like the ones used to hold ships in harbour. They seem to last a long time.
 

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mine's a chewer but not a xcore one. He has yet to destroy his puppy kong, but plush toys.....we dont even look at them...well except the akc brand duck toy with a rope and ball attached....that lasted 2 weeks...decent investment we thought and he was in love with it took it everywhere till it finally...died. Overall we stick to rope toys only. oh and softballs, i buy old softballs off the little league.
 

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Rosa has a soft plush toy complete with squeeker that she plays with everyday and sleeps with and it's still going strong after 3 years
I put it in the washing machine every couple of weeks too. His name is Fred lol
 

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