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The Best Dog Toys of 2020 for Hours of Fun With Your Pup

We all love to spoil our dogs a little. OK, a lot. And dogs love toys almost as much as we love picking toys out for our favorite fur babies. If you are shopping for good dog toys, you have plenty of options from chew toys and plush toys to toys for fetch or tug-of-war. The best dog toys will entertain your dog while also stimulating their brain, giving them some exercise and fulfilling some of their wilder canine urges like chewing and ruff-housing.

We rounded up 14 top-rated dogs’ toys that are sure to make your dog one happy pup.

As Seen on TV Wobble Wag Giggle Ball Squeaky Dog Toy

As Seen on TV Wobble Wag Giggle Ball Squeaky Dog Toy

If you are looking for one of the best interactive dog toys, this as-seen-on-TV ball is sure to be a hit. The Wobble Wag Giggle Ball is made with several tubes that make fun and funny sounds when the ball is rolled or moved. Great for indoor or outdoor use, most dogs can easily pick this ball up and take it with them using one of the six specially-designed exterior pockets. You can join in on the fun or your dog can entertain themselves with this unique interactive toy.

$11.99

Frisco Hide and Seek Plush Guacamole Dog Toy

Frisco Hide and Seek Plush Guacamole Dog Toy

It’s hard to beat this hide-and-seek plush toy if you are looking for one of the best puzzle toys for dogs. This cute food-themed set from Frisco features a guacamole bowl and hidable lime, chip and avocado toys. Simply stuff the squeakable food items into the bowl of delicious dip and watch your pup figure out how to extract the tasty tidbits. You’ll find that this puzzling bowl of hole-y guacamole is a great way to keep your dog entertained and mentally challenged.

$13.98

Petstages Dogwood Tough Dog Chew Toy

Petstages Dogwood Tough Dog Chew Toy

If your dog loves chewing or hoarding sticks, which is a big safety hazard, declutter your yard and gift them one of these dog chew toys instead. Not only is this chew toy from Petstages made to look like a tasty twig, but it is also made with real wood combined with a durable synthetic material that makes it stronger and safer for your dog to gnaw on than a real stick. Now you can play fetch and let your dog chew without worry about splinters. And the toy even floats if you have a water-loving pup who loves a game of fetch at the lake.

$5.68

Frisco Bobberz Plush Squeaking Unicorn Dog Toy

Frisco Bobberz Plush Squeaking Unicorn Dog Toy

Who doesn’t want a unicorn as their best friend? Now your dog can enjoy all the magic of having a mythical creature playmate with this cool dog toy. The plush unicorn has an extra-long neck which is perfect for grabbing or for games of fetch. This toy comes with not one, but two separate squeakers that are sure to catch your dog’s attention. Plus you’ll enjoy seeing your pup carrying their new best bud around. After all, good dog toys should bring joy to both you and your fur-baby, and this cute unicorn is sure to make some pretty adorable photo-ops.

$11.45

KONG Classic Dog Toy

KONG Classic Dog Toy

This classic KONG toy has been around for over 40 years and for good reason. It’s long been one of the top dogs’ toys relied on by trainers, owners and veterinarians to help satisfy some of your dog’s instinctual canine needs. These ultra-durable rubber dog chew toys bounce and come with a hollow interior that can be filled with tasty treats. Designed to help your pup with everything from chewing, separation anxiety, digging, boredom and weight management, this KONG dog toy packs a lot of benefits into its small package.

$12.99

Chuckit! Ultra Rubber Ball

Chuckit! Ultra Rubber Ball

Some dogs really, really love balls. If your pup just can’t get enough of these circular bundles of fun, these Chuckit! balls might be their new favorite toy. These natural rubber balls are extra bouncy, ultra-durable, and even float on water. Perfect for a game of fetch, the balls are brightly colored and compatible with Chuckit! Ball Launchers. The rubber is easy to wipe clean after a day out playing. This two-pack of bouncy balls are one of the best dog fetch toys you can spoil your ball-loving pup with.

$5.01

Frisco Mythical Mates Greenwing the Green Dragon Plush Squeaking Dog Toy

Frisco Mythical Mates Greenwing the Green Dragon Plush Squeaking Dog Toy

Everybody needs a little magic in their lives. And with this Frisco Mythical Mates dragon, Greenwing, your dog will love playing or cuddling with their cute, whimsical pal. The dragon has crinkly wings and two built-in squeakers to get your dog’s attention. When your dog isn’t busy wrestling and wrangling this toy, you'll likely find them curled up napping with it. Greenwing comes in two sizes so you can pick the perfect match for your pup and let your dog’s imagination run wild.

$18.13

Nylabone DuraChew Textured Ring Flavor Medley Dog Chew Toy

Nylabone DuraChew Textured Ring Flavor Medley Dog Chew Toy

Chicken-flavored? Check. Good for healthy gums and teeth? Check. This vet-recommended DuraChew toy is one of the best chew toys for dogs because it is both healthy and tasty. The textured ring is extra durable and designed to encourage your dog to happily gnaw away while it helps remove plaque and tartar build-up. If your pup gets bored easily or is tempted to chew on things they shouldn’t, this rugged nylon chew toy is a great option to keep them busy for hours.

$5.99

KONG Classic Flyer Frisbee Dog Toy

KONG Classic Flyer Frisbee Dog Toy

This KONG classic flyer is one of the best dog fetch toys for playing Frisbee with your dog. Specifically made from KONG’s soft, flexible rubber, this disc is durable enough for hours of play while still being gentle enough that you don’t have to worry about your dog’s teeth and gums. It comes in two different sizes and is a great way for both you and your dog to get some exercise. Note that this disc is not intended to be used as a dog chew toy.

$10.99

Frisco Plush Squeaking 2-in-1 Tearable Peapod and Peas

Frisco Plush Squeaking 2-in-1 Tearable Peapod and Peas

Frisco’s tearable dog toys have to be some of the best dog puzzle toys around. This two-in-one toy is specifically designed so that when your dog destroys the first toy, they get to enjoy the second one. The smiling pea pod, once torn into, reveals three cute peas inside. The peas contain squeakers and crinkle paper so you can be sure your dog will be delighted by the treat they find inside. You’ve never seen your dog love their veggies quite this much.

$7.48

KONG Floppy Knots Fox Dog Toy

KONG Floppy Knots Fox Dog Toy

Though this KONG floppy toy might look like a cute, furry friend, don’t be fooled by its looks. Beneath the soft fox or bunny exterior, this tough little toy has a knotted rope inside to give your dog something to grab and thrash. Your dog will love the textures and squeakers that make this cool dog toy even more fun to play with. And you will love that the rope design means there is minimal stuffing and less mess when your dog gets a bit carried away with their ruff-housing.

$9.49

Frisco Retro Fanny Pack Plush with Rope

Frisco Retro Fanny Pack Plush with Rope

Fanny packs are making a comeback, and now your dog can take part in the latest retro trend with this cute fanny pack plush toy from Frisco. Designed with a soft polyester cover and plenty of squishy filling, the fanny pack also has a cotton rope running through the middle that makes it ideal for a great game of tug-of-war. It has a squeaker and is just the right size for small to large dogs looking to throw-it-back in style with one of the coolest dog toys out there.

$6.98

KONG Cozie Marvin the Moose Plush Dog Toy

KONG Cozie Marvin the Moose Plush Dog Toy

Sometimes your dog just needs someone to snuggle with. And if you aren’t available, you can bet that this KONG Cozie will be their next choice. Marvin the moose is made with an extra layer of material to help him hold up to rough play. This soft and cuddly plush toy also has a squeaker and less stuffing in case your pup gets a little too excited about de-stuffing their moose pal. The plush toy comes in several sizes so you can pick the perfect size moose for your dog.

$4.99

ZippyPaws Skinny Peltz No Stuffing Squeaky Dog Toys

ZippyPaws Skinny Peltz No Stuffing Squeaky Dog Toys

ZippyPaws woodland creatures are perfect for dogs who love a good squeaker toy. They have two squeakers and no stuffing to help eliminate the mess if your dog decides to try to give them a squeaker-ectomy. The three-pack includes a fox, raccoon and SQUIRREL! And don’t think that just because these creatures are a little flat that they will fall flat with your pup. If the 1,000+ customer reviews are any indicator, your dog will love wrestling—or cuddling—with these highly-rated toys.

$9.99


Depending on your pup’s play style and personal preferences, you have lots of options to choose from for the best dog toys for them. And you may find that you end up with more than one toy off this list. We’re not saying your dog is spoiled. We’re saying we understand why it might be impossible to choose just one.

By: Kristen Arendt
Kristen is a writer, editor and lover of the great outdoors. In addition to running, hiking, backpacking, biking and skiing, she enjoys reading and spending time with loved ones, of both the human and animal variety. When she's not playing with words or planning her next adventure, she's daydreaming about living on a horse ranch in New Zealand. She is based in Niwot, Colorado. 

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