Dogs are known to love rope toys, though many people have wondered are rope toys bad for dogs? The answer is that not all rope toys are, as some tough rope toys for dogs are made more durable than others, causing them to fall apart less easily and be ingested into the dog’s system, causing it problems in the future. It all comes down to how to make rope dog toys safely, so that they allow a dog hours of enjoyment chewing but don’t fall apart allowing the dog to ingest the material. Below are the best indestructible rope dog toys or rope toys for dogs safe enough for them to tear apart over time without causing them any health problems.
Zanies 8-Inch Rope Menagerie Dog Toy, Giraffe
This jungle themed dog toy from Zanie’s is made of thick rope that is tightly tied together, making it almost impossible for a dog to tear apart, unless it is a dog that has very sharp teeth, strong jaws and a ton of work ethic. It is brightly colored to attract the dog’s attention and looks relatively cute when laying around the house on the floor. It’s also relatively inexpensive at just over seven dollars, considering how long it will probably last.
Mammoth Flossy Chews Cottonblend Color 5-Knot Rope Tug
This five knot rope is one of the many large dog rope toys that are integral for the happiness and teething of a bigger dog. The rope is extra large cotton blend and the rope fibers will floss the dog’s teeth as they chew and play with it, adding a level of dental health to the dog rope toy as well. It is over sixteen dollars but well worth it, as the rope toy will last for years.
Dogit Mint Knotted Rope Bone Dog Toy
This green and white candy cane type rope dog toy has a minty flavor and helps clean a dog’s teeth to stave off gum disease. Like a canine tooth pick in a way, as it also reduces plaque build up. At just under eight dollars it is an incredible deal for what you get out of it.
Petrageous Designs KaleidoROPE Dog Toy, 25 3 Knot Rope, Bone
This fun colored rope dog toy is meant to really last, as consists of 6 incredibly thick types of rope twisting around each other into three different knots. This rope dog toy also aids with teeth and gum health the more your dog chews and plays with it and is great for dogs of all sizes, from big to small. It also is a great price, at just under fourteen dollars.
Tug-O-Rope Rope Tug Dog Toy 20″
A simple rope dog toy, the tug-o-rope has one unique feature and that is how it is tied—meant for tug of war with your dog. With a loop on one end and knot on the other, this multi colored rope dog is meant for rough games of tug of war and won’t come apart no matter how many games are played with it. The rope is also able to be machine washed, just as long as it is air dried. It’s also under ten dollars, making it very cost effective.
Booda Fresh N Floss 3 Knot Tug Rope Dog Toy
There are a lot of rope dog toys out there which have your dog’s dental health in mind but this one really takes it to the next level. The Fresh n Floss rope toy gives dogs fresh breath and contains actual dental floss in the all natural cotton fibers. It also contains baking soda to fight plaque and control tartar, yet is also non invasive or irritating to a dog’s gums. It comes in all sizes and can be found online for just over ten dollars.
Zanies Crazy Eight Rope Pet Toy
This wild, large dog rope toy has a ball of knots in the middle with octopus-like tentacles of eight ropes on all sides, so a dog can have a lot to play with or multiple dogs can play tug of war together at once. These added features to this dog rope toy are probably why it is a bit more expensive at fifteen dollars.
Two Knot Rope Bone Dog Toy in White
About as classic a dog rope toy as ever, the simple rope with a knot at each end is tried and true and still comes in as one of the best. Booda rope is especially durable for dogs and comes in all sizes. Perhaps best of all, it only costs three dollars and will last for many years.
KONG Puppy Goodie Bone with Rope Dog Toy
This rope toy is ideal for a dog who is teething, as it includes a soft teething rubber feature. It’s also ideal for very small toy dogs who want something to non toxic chew and play with both as puppies and beyond. Due to it’s small size, the Kong rope toy costs just under five dollars.
Tug-O-Rope Handle Tug with Tennis Ball Dog Toy 15″
For the dogs who are true tug of war fanatics, this is the ideal rope toy, as it comes with both a tennis ball and a handle for owners. The rope is incredibly durable and safe and the whole toy is machine washable, as long as it is allowed to air dry. Best of all, it costs less than eight dollars.