Thursday, November 25, 2010

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Holiday 2010 Giveaway: "Fisher-Price Pets" Dog Toys [CLOSED]

Fisher-Price has come out with a line of toys for dogs that mimic popular toys for children and we were sent three to try out for our dogs. I have two dogs that played with these toys. Mogwai is a mini-Yorkie/Chihuahua mix that belongs to my sister, who is temporarily living with us. Ruby is our mini-Dachshund and she’s about 1 year old and really doesn’t care much for dog toys. We’ve bought her many of them over the past few months, and she really couldn’t care less. Therefore I was truly surprised to see that she loves these Fisher-Price dog toys, as is seen by the picture of the chewed up toys.

The Fisher-Price Chatter Pup Telebone, looks like the classic Fisher-Price pull toy, the Chatter Telephone. The telebone is hooked to the squeaking “chatter” part with a rope that is strong and a favorite for most dogs. The Fisher-Price Xylobone is the dog version of the xylophone. It is soft and great for chewing. It too squeaks and has the fun rope feature. Finally, and Ruby’s personal favorite, is the Fisher-Price Ruff-a-Stack. The Ruff-a-Stack is similar to the very popular baby toy, the Rock-a-Stack, and is just as cool. The two pieces can stack together or come apart and are held together by a rope. Ruby has played with this one the most, as you can see. We have played tug-of-war with this and she has chewed on it for hours and it’s still holding up nicely. The rope finally broke a few days before writing this, but that is to be expected from any dog toy after being played with so vigorously.

I think there are many reasons Ruby likes these toys so much. For one, they are much more like real toys than rubbery and thick like many other dog toys. They are made of a plastic-like material that is strong but still flexible. Also, all are heavily scented like peanut butter, which could also hold the draw to them. Either way, Ruby and Mogwai both love these dog toys. I was happy with them as well, and have already contacted my local Petsmart to see if they have them in stock. I think these will be a staple with us for a long time.

The Fisher-Price dog toys come in sizes small and large for any size dog. All three toys are $7.99 for the small version, $11.99 for the large one and are carried locally at Petsmart,, and the Fisher-Price online store.

Thank you to Fisher-Price for sending us complimentary sample products to base this review upon and for providing additional product for our contest prize.

What you can win:
One lucky reader will receive the Fisher-Price Chatter Pup Telebone, Xylobone, and Ruff-a-Stack (winner chooses small or large size).

This giveaway is open to U.S. entries only. You do not need to be a blogger to enter, but you must have a valid email address and be age 18 years or older. If you enter anonymously and do not include a valid email address in your comment entries, I will not be able to notify you should you win this random drawing.

How to Gain Entries:
Browse the selection of dog toys offered by Fisher-Price. Then leave a comment telling me the name of the toy you like best. You MUST do this to be eligible to win this contest.

Extra Entries:

1) For 5 extra entries, leave a relevant comment on one of my non-giveaway posts. Then leave FIVE separate comments with the name of the post on which you commented. You will earn 5 extra entries for each different non-contest post you comment on.


For 5 extra entries, enter one of my other contests. Leave FIVE separate comments here telling me which contest you entered. You will earn 5 extra entries for each contest you enter.

For 10 extra entries, join the Fisher-Price Family E-Mail Program. Then come back here and leave TEN separate comments telling me you did.


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(All entries will be verified prior to awarding this prize.)

Random Drawing:

This contest will be closed on Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 11:59pm EST. A random number drawing will be held shortly after. The winner will be announced here and will be contact via email or through their blog. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new number will be drawn.

Good luck in the drawing!