What Are The Best Toys For Chihuahuas?

Written by: Dr. Katy Nelson

November 7, 2018

Chihuahuas are happy-go-lucky pups that are small in stature but large in personality. They love to run around and be active but are equally happy resting by your side. When it comes to the perfect toys for them, they need something petite but sturdy – just like them! So we did some digging to find the ideal toys for these playful dogs.

Give Them Something Durable To Gnaw On

Fidel Chihuahua Dog with Super Chewer BarkBox Toy

Chihuahuas are tiny but can have strong little jaws. Try giving them one of BARK’s Super Chewer toys to keep them busy while you get stuff done around the house. Because these toys are designed for chewing more than anything, you can even get them something a little larger than you would as a standard toy (as long as they can still get their teeth around it).

Try Something Soft And Comfy

Chihuahua Dog With BarkBox Plush Toys

Not all Chihuahuas want something tough to chew. Many would be happy with something on the softer tide. Which is why Plush Toys are right up their alley. Chihuahuas are known to be both loyal and loving, and that often extends to their favorite stuffed toys. So give them a cuddly toy they can snuggle with after they’re done playing.

Challenge Them To Tug-Of-War

Pit Bull Playing Tug With BarkBox Toy

You can wear out your little guy or girl with a couple really fun Tug Toys. Chihuahuas love to play fight. And the rope bits of a tug toy can function as an added chew toy they can chomp on any time.

Make Them Work For Their Treats

Dachshund Wiener Dog With BarkBox Puzzle Toy Tornado

Chihuahuas are incredibly smart, so making them play with a Puzzle Toy to get their treats will be highly enjoyable for the both of you. Try any of the puzzles that hide treats and see how long it takes them to master it and chow down. It’s fun for you to watch, and fun – and mentally stimulating – for them to play!

Let Them Squeak It Out

Chihuahua Mix Playing With BarkBox Penny Pineapple Toy

If all else fails, a Squeaky Toy is sure to be a hit. Chihuahuas love when you know they’re around, so they’re always game for a good toy that squeaks so they can be the center of attention.

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Written by: Dr. Katy Nelson

November 7, 2018

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