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    15 Toys From PetSmart That Reviewers Actually Swear By

    These products with dozens of reviews from pet parents don't lie (only sleeping dogs do).

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A Kong monkey dog toy with an extra layer of material to stand up to puppers who like to chew and make a little noise when they're hard at play.

    A brown and tan monkey toy
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "My dog loves toys and hardy plush toys are tough to find. Usually, he destroys them fast. He's been playing with this one for months, and it's still perfect. He and my other dog even play tug-of-war with it sometimes." —KTT2123

    Price: $5.49 (originally $11.99)

    2. A pop-up tri-tunnel for your cat who needs some alone time to explore and go on their own adventures when they're bored with humans (which is usually pretty often). This tunnel easily pops up and collapses for convenient storage and also is perfect for other tiny pets like rabbits and ferrets.

    the play tunnel that goes in three different directions
    Petsmart

    Promising review: "I bought the long Whisker City pop-up play tunnel for my active 12+ pound 2-year-old. He loves it! The construction is very sturdy. He can zoom through from one end to the other or he can play (or nap) inside the tunnel. It's large enough that he can turn around inside." —Ollie the Cat

    Price: $19.99

    3. A Nylabone chew ring for promoting positive dental health while your dog gets their chew on. Plus, it's a change from the traditional bone shape with a circular design (because even your dog gets bored chewing the same stuff sometimes).  

    A brown ring in a plastic case
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "WE LOVE THIS RING!!! Our 1.5-year-old pit is a HARDCORE SUPER CHEWER! This ring he has not been able to get through! He chews and makes it chewed up but cannot break through! It’s amazing! He has high anxiety and chewing on this helps him tremendously! We have bought two so far and plan on buying more! Great buy!" —Carieann18

    Price: $7.99 (originally $14.99)

    4. A Kong eight-track cat toy featuring two balls that roll inside a contraption because your kitty needs to chase, hunt, and capture. A feather attachment filled with catnip adds some additional fun to the game. 

    A red and purple contraption with a feather attachment at the side and yellow balls in the middle
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "My cat loves track ball toys, so I knew I had to try this one. He loves it, and played with it for an hour straight before falling asleep next to it." —Nash

    Price: $9.99 (originally $25.99)

    5. A motion-sensor cat toy that simulates a mouse running under a durable sheet, providing your kitty with hours of entertainment as they practice their pouncing and hunting instincts. 

    A cat with their paw on a printed circular sheet
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "Whoever came up with toy was a genius! My cat loves this toy. She'll play with it for over an hour nonstop, which is the longest I've ever seen a cat play with anything. It keeps her engaged and interested, which is just what I was hoping for. Get rechargeable batteries because you'll go through a lot of them!" —MissMaggieMay

    Price: $30.99 (originally $32.99)

    6. A roller ball for when you're trying to make fetch happen with this flexible football-style toy that squishes, bounces, rolls, and tugs...always returning to its original shape. 

    the round green toy with holes in it
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I kept seeing this toy at PetSmart and thought it looked fun, but always seemed to put it back because I thought my dog would chew it up and tear it apart in an instant. I finally broke down and got our dog (German shepherd mix) this toy and I have been pleasantly surprised! This is by far his favorite toy — he throws it around, squeezes it, kicks it, chews on it to no end and it's hard to tell he's done anything with it! Definitely would recommend this product." —jennifer12

    Price: $6.99 (originally $9.29)

    7. A Kong classic dog toy to keep your doggo busy. This toy challenges Fido to figure out how to retrieve the treats inside the snowman-shaped rubber plaything. Dog parents have loved this little helper for years, as it is considered the "gold standard of dog toys." 

    A red plastic cone-like product with a hole in the middle
    PetSmart

    Promising review:  "We have used Kongs for years. The product has remained the same high quality. This works well filling with food and is strong enough for the dogs to play with and not bite through." —suewms

    Price: $18.99 (originally $19.99)

    8. Nylabone teething keys to encourage your puppy to gnaw on these keys instead of your real ones (because while you love your fur baby, you don't love all that slobber in your hand). 

    Yellow, red, and black plastic keys on a plastic yellow key ring
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "This chew toy has gotten the most longevity out of any other toy I've purchased for my big-breed puppy! Other toys seem to come and go, but this one has kept my puppy's interest much longer and more consistently, too." —karusse

    Price: $6.99 (originally $7.29)

    9. A Kong elephant toy that can be used for everything from catch to cuddling, with an extra layer of material to last so it stays their favorite. 

    A pink plush elephant
    PetSmart

    Promising review:  "The body is firm and the perfect size to fill her mouth. She loves carrying it around the house and squeaking on it while she plays. My brother has bought a few of these in the past for his older Lab mix, and they have held up well over the years, which makes me confident in buying these toys for my own pup. I highly recommend!" —Pips93

    Price: $5.49 (originally $10.99)

    10. A meowtain track that goes round and round, entertaining your cat while they bat the balls with their paws. Perfect for a cat of any age, keeping both their mind and body feline fine. 

    Seafoam structure with four tracks on top of each other, each with a blue, pink, or white ball
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I got this a year and a half ago and no matter what toys I’ve bought for my cat since then, he plays with this DAILY! He is 14, and this toy keeps him playing like a energetic kitten. He maintains healthy vitals, good muscle mass, and low fat, and this toy definitely contributes to his good health. Great buy!" —Dozy

    Price: $24.99

    11. A catty whack toy with a sound effect that mimics the thrill of the chase, including a mobile feather wand that juts out of the star-shaped contraption. Some cats (and even dogs!) don't even try to catch the feather and enjoy just watching it go! 

    A blue plastic contraption with a beige star-shaped carpet surface and a blue and yellow feather on one end of the star's point
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "Two of our three cats love to play with this. The third cat (the one we bought it for because he likes to hunt and chase) watches from a small distance. The shocker is that the puppy loves it, too. We have to let the cats play with it in a different room or the puppy hogs all the fun." —MicheleH

    Price: $19.99 (originally $36.99)

    12. A Nylabone chew toy for a dog of any age and size that likes to carry their treasures around to show you. This durable toy features raised bristles that also ensure clean teeth health for your pup. 

    A white and green plastic bone-shaped toy with raised bristles
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "My dogs LOVE these. I bought two of these about two years ago and still have them. Whenever it’s rest time, my dogs will curl up with one and chew it until they fall asleep. I highly recommend getting one." —Mborcyk1

    Price: $13.99 (originally $16.49)

    13. Peanut-butter flavored Kong paste to fill your standard Kong with and also make medication time a little bit easier (and more digestible!) for man's best friend. 

    A aerosol-type can being put into a red plastic Kong through a nozzle
    Dog licking peanut butter out of the Kong toy
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I bought a can of this during our town's shutdown. When I needed more, I just logged onto the website for Petsmart and ordered TWO cans of the 14-oz size. One for work and one for home. The girls just love this, and it helps keep their medications on target. Easy to use, and again, the dogs love this stuff!!! No fuss, no mess. Loving This!" —stitchingmamatx

    Price: $16.49

    14. A spiky ball that literally stands up to rigorous activity with its tough thermoplastic rubber prongs that house a squeaker underneath all of those teeth. 

    A turquoise plastic ball with spikes
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "We started buying these balls for our Chiweenie when we got him almost five years ago. He cannot do anything without them. He has to have one right by him when he eats; they go everywhere with him. He is absolutely obsessed. Since he is a smaller dog, they last forever, in fact, we have two that we gave him a few months ago that still have the squeaker in them and the squeaker still works! I don't know what we will do if Petsmart ever stops selling them. My dog wouldn't know what to do with himself if he did not have his 'spikey' ball." —Doxie mom 4

    Price: $1.99

    15. A teaser cat toy to wave the magic wand and immediately command your cat's attention, with a teaser that includes Silverfrenzy, which is stronger than standard catnip.

    A whip-like plastic handle with a long, furry piece of fabric on the end
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "This is by far the best toy we have purchased in a very long time. Our cats react to it almost like they react to a can opening. They will literally wake up and come running from the other room to get to play if they hear them (and they aren't loud). On top of that, our highly arthritic senior who hasn't played with anything since we adopted him almost a year ago is playing with these. Based on our household, I really can't recommend these enough. If I could do more than five stars for this, I would." —Bithi

    Price: $7.99

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