It’s not just a dog toy; it’s a KONG.
KONG Extreme is the most durable version of our original KONG toy. The ultra-strong, ultra-durable, black rubber compound is recommended for the most powerful chewers. Our super-bouncy, black natural rubber compound is unequaled for dogs who like to chew. Stuffing healthy treats into a KONG keeps dogs happily working and out of trouble for long periods of time.
Separation anxiety typically occurs in the first 20 minutes after you leave a dog alone. A simple solution is to help the dog develop a positive association between being left alone and good things, like a treat-stuffed KONG. Stuffing a KONG toy with a mix of wet and dry ingredients creates a challenge that typically lasts 20 minutes, engaging dogs during the time when anxiety is at its peak. A KONG can even be frozen so that getting all the food out takes even more time.
For adult dogs, chewing is nature’s way of keeping jaws strong and teeth clean. Chewing also combats boredom and can relieve anxiety or frustration. Without an acceptable outlet for the natural instinct to chew, many dogs will turn to destructive chewing in the home. Success comes when teaching dogs acceptable chewing behaviors from the start. KONG toys come in a variety of formulas from puppy to adult to senior, so they can grow with your dog. For all dogs—regardless of chewing temperament—supervise play until you’re confident the dog won’t destroy the toy. Be sure to replace any toy with cuts, tears or rips.
Barking and Digging
Dogs bark to communicate and dig when bored or afraid. Creating good behaviors start with productive play, which allows dogs to expend excess energy. Every time you throw a KONG toy, the unpredictable bounce ensures no two games are ever the same, keeping the dog engaged and excited for more. A stuffed KONG is also helpful for a dog left outside to play. Directing their energy toward something positive, like working for the food inside the toy, diminishes bad behaviors.
Crate training is an effective way to house train a puppy or new dog. In this critical time, you can help relax your dog with a treat-stuffed KONG to create a positive association with the crate. Start a dog’s crate training by stuffing a KONG toy with a favorite treat. Let the dog see and smell the stuffed toy, then place the KONG in the back of the crate leaving the door open. As the dog chews on the KONG inside the crate, they begin to feel more comfortable and create a positive association with the crate. Repeat this until their dog is happy to settle in the crate on their own.
Dogs Need to Play.
For dogs, physical and mental development, emotions and behavior are all influenced by healthy pay. Play helps dogs expend excess energy, which is important for appropriate behavior. KONG dog toys encourage play, satisfying dogs’ instinctual needs and strengthening the bond between dog and owner.
There are three basic chewing styles when it comes to dogs and their toys.
- Gentle Chewers – These dogs are easy on toys and prefer plush or fabric toys. They usually like to lick or suck on their toys, but rarely ever destroy their toys.
- Average Chewers –These dogs love to play with all kinds of toys and will often carry toys around with them. They can be destructive with plush and fabric toys but rarely are destructive with rubber toys.
- Power Chewers – These dogs are usually strong, determined chewers who require more discretion when it comes to selecting toys. Choose durable, interactive play toys along with hard rubber toys. Sizing up is also helpful when picking toys for Power Chewers.
D’Addario Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings
Your strings matter. D’Addario’s Phosphor Bronze acoustic guitar strings are engineered to serve as the critical link between you and your guitar. Our most popular acoustic guitar strings, EJ’s are precision wound with corrosion resistant Phosphor Bronze onto a carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core. The result is long lasting, bright sounding tone with excellent intonation.
Anatomy of a D’Addario Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar String
Three components of a D’Addario guitar string work together to create your desired tone: Hex-core, outer wrap wire, and ball-end. It all starts with the core. D’Addario pioneered the use of the Hex Core, and as the name suggests, it is a six-sided high carbon steel core-wire. Each side “bites” into the wire used for the outer winding, creating a tight and consistent bond that keeps the string in tune from end to end. The final component is a D’Addario exclusive: color-coded ball-ends that secure the string in place at the guitar’s bridge, allowing for easy string identification and a major reduction in wasteful packaging.
92% copper and 8% tin with phosphorous, introduced to string making by D’Addario in 1974 as the first “extended life” strings. Phosphor Bronze is synonymous with warm, bright, and well balanced acoustic tone.
The most popular and universal construction, Round Wound strings deliver the traditional textured feel most players are familiar and comfortable with.
The Player’s Choice
Ideal for the widest variety of guitars and musical styles, D’Addario acoustic strings are the choice of countless professionals around the world including Dave Matthews, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Ryan Adams, and many more!
The D’Addario Difference
It all starts with our exclusively engineered and built string winding machines. There is literally nothing like a D’Addario string machine. The combination of the most advanced computer-controlled winding technology and stringent incoming wire inspection delivers unmatched consistency, string after string, set after set. Our passion for and commitment to environmentally responsible packaging and raw materials fuels our continued innovation. Last but not least, every D’Addario string is made in the USA, ensuring the highest quality and performance.
Designed for the most demanding use, this is no ordinary ball. Simply put, this is the best ball for the game of fetch. The Chuckit. Ultra Ball promises to outplay the ordinary. It bounces higher, flies farther, and floats higher than most other balls. Use Medium Ultra Balls with all Medium Chuckit. Launchers.
We all know the frustration of having an incredible idea hit you in the shower only to have it slip away before you could write it down. Now you can jot down those ideas with the AquaNotes Waterproof Notepad. The waterproof pad features 40 perforated sheets so you can take your ideas, lists, and plans for fixing the government wherever you go.Using the included suction cups, stick the AquaNotes Waterproof Notepad and water-resistant cedar wood pencil on the wall of your shower. Made in the USA of non-toxic and recyclable waterproof paper.
The Dremel 4000-6/50 High-Performance Rotary Tool Kit
The Dremel 4000-6/50 High-Performance Rotary Tool Kit contains the Dremel 4000, which provides the highest performance and the most versatility of all Dremel rotary tools. Powerful, user-friendly, and built to last, this handy little tool helps you complete a range of crafting, hobby, and artisan projects. It comes with 50 accessories, six attachments, and a deluxe carrying case.
Get Power, Control, and Comfort
Dremel tools are known for their reliable performance, incredible versatility, and exceptional comfort. The Dremel 4000 builds on that tradition with a more responsive and comfortable design, as well as added features that reflect users’ most asked-for improvements. It’s ideal for carving, engraving, routing, grinding, sanding, cutting, cleaning, polishing, and more. The Dremel 4000’s improved motor delivers smooth performance at all speeds from 5,000 to 35,000 RPM, and electronic feedback circuitry maintains a constant tool speed under load. Its slim, ergonomic body provides a 360-degree grip zone in every position for improved precision, while a variable-speed slide allows for both fast speed adjustment and consistency at your selected speed. A strategically placed on/off switch won’t interfere with the grip during use.
Lightweight, User-Friendly Design
The Dremel 4000 is durable and enjoyable to use, with a six-foot cord, pencil-grip nose cap for stability and replaceable motor brushes for long motor life. Easy-to-read speed settings make for accurate dialing, while an innovative shaft lock mechanism lets you lock the output shaft quickly when changing accessories. And the Dremel 4000 weighs just over one pound, so you can work all day without excessive strain on wrists, arms, or hands.
Attachments Provide Incredible Versatility
The Dremel 4000 is ideal when it comes to project flexibility. The kit comes with a lawn mower blade and yard tool sharpener attachment; the detail nose piece; a flex shaft attachment for added flexibility; safety shield attachment; circle cutter/straight edge guide; and the sanding/grinding guide that allows you to either guide a workpiece to a securely mounted rotary tool or guide the tool along the edge of a flat or beveled surface.
Accessories for Every Project
This tool comes with 50 accessories, including two high-speed cutters, four heavy-duty emery cut-off wheels, three sanding discs, and an engraving cutter. Polish beads and stones for a handmade necklace, sand dollhouse furniture or model airplane wings, cut a hole in tile to install an outlet, or sharpen your lawn mower blade and garden tools for a well-manicured yard. And when you’re done, store everything in the included carrying case for easy organization and compact portability.
At a Glance:
- Variable-speed tool (5,000 to 35,000 RPM) provides exceptional versatility
- Electronic feedback circuitry maintains constant speed under load
- Powerful motor with replaceable brushes for long life
- Slim, ergonomic body weighs just 18.8 ounces
- 360-degree grip zone in every position
- Comes with 50 accessories, 6 attachments, and a deluxe carrying case