11 Indestructible Toys For Your German Shepherd
As a German shepherd owner, you’re probably always on the lookout for durable dog toys that don’t get destroyed the first time they get played with. When the toys are durable and fun, it’s a win for both you and your dog.
With their strong drive and bite force, German shepherds are notoriously hard on their toys and easily get bored with them. But, it doesn’t have to be this way. There are plenty of German shepherd approved toys that can handle the demands of the breed that will also keep their mind occupied.
To help find your dog’s next favorite toy, we’ve compiled a list of our most indestructible toys. These toys are meant to be played with by the most demanding of dogs. They’re made to last and are perfect for biting, tugging, chewing, chasing, and will hold up to the most aggressive power chewers.
1. JOLLY PETS - PUSH-N-PLAY JOLLY BALL
This is one of the best, most durable dog balls around and is perfect for chasing and, since it floats, swimming. These balls will stand up to the toughest dogs. Not only do they roll and float on water, they will help your dog relieve its built up mental and physical energy. Made in the USA out of hard plastic. Product size: Small 4.5”, 10-20 lbs; Medium 6” 20-60 lbs; Large 10”, 60-110 lbs.
2. HT PET - THE VIRTUALLY INDESTRUCTIBLE BALL
This ball is K9 tough and made from non-toxic polyethylene plastic. Dogs love to chase and roll this ball and it helps burn off energy by giving your pup a good work out. Made in the USA. Colors may vary. Product size: 4.5”, 6”, 10”, 14”
3. BULLETPROOF PET - Professional Grade Super Max - Dogs 101 LBS +
This Indestructibone toy will occupy the most aggressive of chewers. It’s made especially for those dogs that are especially tough on their toys. It has a small treat hole on each end so that you can add your dog’s favorite treat. This toy comes with a 90 day, 1 time replacement guarantee. Approximate measurements: 12” X 1.25” X 1.625” and weights 1 lb - 2 oz. (.51 kg.).
4. BULLETPROOF PET - Indestructibone Professional Grade XL Plus - Dogs 51-100 LBS
Same great Indestrutibone in a slightly smaller size perfect for aggressive chewers under 100 pounds. As with the larger toy, this one also has a small treat hole on each end so that you can add your dog’s favorite treat. Indestructibone XL Plus is made for dogs up to 51-100 lbs.
Comes with a 90 day, 1-time replacement guarantee and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Approximate measurements: 8” X 1.25” X 1.625” Each Indestructibone XL Plus weighs approximately 12 ounces.
5. RUFF DAWG - Indestructible Rubber Floating Ball- Guaranteed For Life
These balls are perfect for fetch. The amazing rubber retrieving toy floats, bounces, and will never pop. It can take serious abuse from heavy play but stays gentle on teeth and gums so retrieving can go on and on. Made in the USA from solid rubber, it comes in an assortment of bright neon colors. It’s FDA Approved, recyclable, and comes with a Lifetime Replacement Guarantee. The small size 2.5 diam. is for small to medium dogs and the large is 3.5 diam. for medium to large dogs. If your dog damages his/her toy, don't panic, we’ve got you covered with a replacement guarantee!
6. RUFF DAWG - Indestructible Rubber Floating Cube - Guaranteed For Life
This solid rubber cube shaped retrieving toy floats, bounces, and will never pop! It can take serious abuse by even the most aggressive power chewers yet is gentle on teeth and gums so retrieving can go on and on. It comes in 2 sizes and an assortment of bright neon colors. FDA Approved, Made in the USA, and Recyclable. Lifetime Replacement Guarantee. The CUBE 2.5 diam. for small to medium dogs. The CUBE XL 3.5 diam. for medium to large dogs. If your dog damages his/her Cube, don't panic, we’ve got you covered with a replacement guarantee!
7. RUFF DAWG - Nut Indestructible Rubber Floating Donut Chew Toy - Guaranteed For Life
This rubber retrieving donut toy floats, bounces, and will never pop! This is the toughest donut ever and will stand up to the most aggressive power chewers. Despite its toughness, it’s gentle on teeth and gums so playtime can go on and on. Made in the USA from heavy duty solid rubber, it comes in an assortment of bright neon colors. Free of BPA’s, Latex and Phthalates. Recyclable. Lifetime Replacement Guarantee. It’s highly recommended you select the proper size toy. The Dawg-Nut 3.5 inch diam. for small to medium dogs under 40 lbs. The Dawg-Nut XL 4.5 inch diam. for medium to large dogs over 40 lbs.
8. GOUGHNUTS - Virtually Indestructible Ring For Aggressive Power Chewers - Lifetime Guarantee
This is one tough chew toy that lasts and lasts. This solid rubber toy is extreme power chewer approved and made from reinforced natural rubber the same stuff designed by the engineers that make rubber for spaceships and aircraft. This toy does not float so it’s not for swimming. Lifetime guarantee. The Medium Black is "Original" Heavy Duty suitable for dogs 30 to 70 pounds, dimensions: 1.75 cross sec/5 inch diameter. The Large MAXX is even more durable and suitable for dogs 60 to 100 pounds. Durability Scale Score: 97.
9. GOUGHNUTS - Virtually Indestructible Dog Tug Toy For Aggressive Power Chewers - Lifetime Guarantee
Finally, a tug toy built to last to help your dog stay active. The Goughnuts Tug toy is ideal for interactive play and bonding. The double-ring design is perfect while you pull and your pal tugs, encouraging his natural instincts and keeps his oral health in check. Engineered and crafted in the USA from 100% natural rubber, this Goughnuts toy is constructed to be tough and durable. This toy does not contain a center core replacement as some other Goughnuts toys, nor is it designed for chewing, but it is still covered by the Lifetime Guarantee. Ideal for medium to large-size dogs who are very tough tuggers. Easy to clean, simply use warm water to wipe the ring toy clean after a long day of playing. The Tug is 11 inches in length, 6 inches in width, and has a 1.5. inch cross-section. Generally, for dogs 60-120 pounds.
10. GOUGHNUTS - Virtually Indestructible Ball For Aggressive Power Chewers - Lifetime Guarantee
A virtually indestructible ball for the most active power chewers. Bite it, bounce it, roll it, chase it-this ball will last and last. Made of natural rubber made from the sap of rubber trees, this crazy fun toy contains no petroleum or any other potentially harmful chemicals or toxins. It’s engineered and crafted in the USA from 100% natural rubber. It has amazing bounce plus it floats! The unique, multi-axis groove system is designed to assist your dog in easily grabbing and grasping the ball while also allowing him to breathe normally while carrying it in his mouth. It’s the toughest ball available with a durability score of 72. Contains no petroleum or other potentially harmful toxins, making it completely safe for your German shepherd. Made in the USA. 3" in diameter perfect for dogs 30-70 pounds.
11. GOUGHNUTS - Virtually Indestructible Stick For Aggressive Power Chewers - Lifetime Guarantee
This Goughnuts Stick is perfect for an active game of fetch or for use as a training tool. It’s engineered and crafted in the USA from 100% natural rubber. It’s made in two layers for your dog’s protection. Layer one, covers the exterior which indicates its overall strength. An inner core indicator that lets you know when it’s time to “stop” and take advantage of the lifetime guarantee. It comes in two sizes - Large "MaXX" Black Stick - Pro 50 is 2.19 inch cross-section/11.75 inch length for dogs 60-100 pounds. The XL "Buster" Black Stick - Pro 50 is 3 inch cross section/9.75 inch length for dogs 100 plus pounds.
We hope your dog loves these toys as much as ours do. As always, supervise your pets with their play toys and removed damaged toys. All these toys hold up to the vast majority of dogs and are German shepherd approved.
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These will last.
My pup seems delighted with this, and it has a fairly unique texture and toughness/flex quality. Not like anything I've seen in my local high end dog shops.
My foster pup is an extremely super strong chewer and quickly chewed through everything we tried. He was always so sad when we’d take the remnants away. Then, finally, we tried the Ruff Dawg indestructible floating ball. Hallelujah! Almost three weeks in, and the only wear and tear is some surface scratching. He takes his ball everywhere - to bed, on walks, out to do his business. And he loves playing fetch with it, inside and out. It is his emotional support ball, as well as his favorite thing in the world.
I am the puppy instructor at the GSDCW and we use the 2.5mm (smallest prong size) on all our new pups that come into class starting from 12 to 20 weeks. The quick release button is a great feature if you have a hard time removing or adding prongs, plus you can achieve a very snug fit under the ears. When we explain to first time owners that the collar emulates the mother dog correcting the pup, they really understand its importance.
Makes all the difference. I cannot believe my large dog now walks without pulling.
I now can walk my very large 9-month puppy just about anywhere without pulling and I am a senior.
Does not hurt my dog and my dog stands still when I put it on. Love it. Thanks again. Rainy