DIY dog tug toy

We got new little puppies!

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DIY tug toy

Yepperdoodles! They are the cutest little things on the face of the earth. Like seriously, it should be illegal to be that cute! :)

Our big ol’ Yeller dog passed on after about 10 years of being part of our family so we after about 2 months after his death, we decided to look into getting little pups. This time, two little ones! :D 

They were born October 18 and we got them when they were 7 weeks old.

They have soooooo much fun playing tug-a-war with anything that I figured it was time to give them a pull toy, so here it is!

what you need

 

 

 

  • 1” rope @ 3 foot long
  • Tennis ball
  • Drill with 1” drill bit
  • Scissors
  • The ability to tie a knot

how to make it

 

 

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Start by drilling a hole in the tennis ball. Unless you are giving this away to a friend or selling them, you don’t need to buy new tennis balls. Just get an old one your pups play with.

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Tie a knot at one end of the rope

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Thread the ball on to the other side

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Tie another knot on the other end (you’re almost done!)

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Cut off the excess rope and shake the toy (like a dog) so the ends fray

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There you have it! Give it to those cutie pie dogs of yours and let them tug away!

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