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Dog Squeaker Toy Play

While it was a mere seventeen degrees outside on this captured moment, the sun was shining and it seemed much warmer than the day before. My dog and I even felt like a bit of shadow and squeaker toy play outdoors in the sunshine.

This rubber squeaker toy was a Christmas gift for my dog Valentino, one he appears to love well enough not to chew to shreds. Previous squeaker dog toys did not take long to bite the dust under Valentino's aggressive chewing.

With his Christmas squeaker dog toy , Valentino seems rather protective. At least that is my guess by his barking behavior. Either that or maybe he is mad because it won't come alive and run and play with him. Your guess is as good as mine!

I captured Valentino with the toy on video. Take a look for yourself and give me your best guess: My Dog Valentino and his Christmas Squeaker Toy

Whether inside or out, my dog Valentino reacts the same way with his new dog toy. Because of the barking noise factor I prefer to have him play outdoors with this one!

Image Credit » Dog Squeaker Toy and Shadow Play photo is of Ruthi and her dog Valentino.

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Rufuszen wrote on January 6, 2016, 3:50 PM

To a dog a squeaker toy is only temporary. I should really get some shares in squeaker toy factory!

MegL wrote on January 6, 2016, 4:27 PM

He looks like he is chewing on it in the same way as a bone. I wonder if it has a flavour on it.

markgraham wrote on January 6, 2016, 4:32 PM

It seems to me that Valentino is protecting his toy.

wolfgirl569 wrote on January 6, 2016, 4:44 PM

He is having fun, that is what counts

bestwriter wrote on January 7, 2016, 10:16 PM

I notice you have leashed Valentino in that picture. Any reason. Does the toy squeak while Valentino plays with it? There are so many factors here that determine what Valentino is up to (lol)

RuthCox wrote on January 9, 2016, 1:28 PM

I figure this toy won't last forever b ut it sure is lasting longer than any other squeaker toy with Valentino. Stock in dog toys is a good idea!

RuthCox wrote on January 9, 2016, 3:17 PM

I don't know but think I'll pass on the taste test! emoticon :smile:

RuthCox wrote on January 9, 2016, 10:39 PM

I think it is protective behavior too. I took him outside to play with the toy and he behaved the same way. In fact, when a neighbor dog about half a block away began barking, my dog Valentino moved closer to stand over his toy and barked even more aggressively. Too much fun this toy is!

CalmGemini wrote on January 16, 2016, 9:02 PM

Saw the video.I think I understand why you prefer him to play outside with the squeaker toy.

crowntower wrote on January 17, 2016, 4:27 PM

Oh boy! I really hates when the dogs are barking. It makes me feel scared and as if they will always going to bite me... hehehe... I hope he enjoys his new toy... does he not bother you when he played on his toy?

HappyLady wrote on January 22, 2016, 4:01 AM

Now I am laughing at a memory. Whether for child or dog,my Mother used to take the squeaker out.