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PetSafe Busy Buddy Squirrel Dude Dog Toy, Large

by Petsafe
4.1 out of 5 stars 54 customer reviews

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  • Patented Treat Meter randomly dispenses treats
  • Dishwasher safe, top rack only
  • Made of high-quality, non-toxic materials
  • Made of high-quality, non-toxic materials

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Product Details

Size: Large
  • Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 9.9 x 22.6 cm ; 417 g
  • Shipping Weight: 440 g
  • Item model number: BB-SQRL-L-11
  • ASIN: B005BOMQV6
  • Date first available at Amazon.ca: Aug. 17 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 54 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,701 in Pet Supplies (See Top 100 in Pet Supplies)
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Product Description

size:Large

The Busy Buddy Squirrel Dude is made from highly durable rubber and bounces randomly, to provide hours of fun for your dog. The patented Treat Meter has soft and adjustable rubber prongs that move aside to allow for easy stuffing of kibble into the toy. As the dog plays, treats will randomly fall through the opening, rewarding the dog and encouraging further play for hours of fun.

Customer Reviews

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Size: Medium Verified Purchase
My dog liked it at first, but within a week he no longer touched it.

It is a great alternative to a kong. My dog was never a fan of kongs either so I think he is just being picky. I am sure other dogs would enjoy it.

It did have a weird texture inside of, I washed it like crazy because I had no idea what it was. It also smelled kind of bad. After washing a lot it all went away though.
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Size: Medium Verified Purchase
What I love about this toy is that it is similar in construction to the kong but cuter and half the price :). Bailey is thoroughly enjoying it and seeks it out when she wants to play. I also really like that you can remove the rubber nubbies inside to fit more or bigger treats - very important when you have to put your pet in a kennel for a little bit, keeps them occupied. Keep up the great work :)
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Size: Medium Verified Purchase
As other reviewers have said, this is similar to a Kong in shape and that you can place treats in it but it is a lot softer. It has a very 'chemically' smell and I had to pull loose bits of rubber out of the interior. I tried to find information on the rubber to see what it was composed of but the only thing I found on the PetSafe website was:

"Busy Buddy toys are tested to the same standard as children's toys. They're made of thick, durable rubber and designed for the unique needs of every dog."

After washing this toy several times the smell wouldn't go away so I didn't feel comfortable allowing my dogs to chew on it. If I had I feel it would require more supervision than a Kong due to the quality of the rubber and the fact that my dogs are pretty crazy chewers (Lab and German Shepherd).
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Size: Small Verified Purchase
Durable rubber and keeps my dog entertained. But when it first arrived it had a strong rubber smell. Had to soak it in soapy water and let it air out for a week before giving it to my dog. Wouldn't buy again but has lasted a year and my dog chews through everything.
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Size: Small Verified Purchase
Awesome toy. Much better than the Kongs that are similar. The Kongs are missing the tiny pieces that hold the snacks or treats in. This keeps my dog busy for a good 15 minutes, bouncing and throwing it to get whatever is on the inside out.

After most of the items are out, there are always a few pieces of kibble that no matter how hard he throws it, they are stubbornly stuck inside. He will climb up the stairs or the back of the chair to drop it from an higher level, increasing the "bounce" factor to get the remaining bits out. LOVE THIS TOY.
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Size: Large
This squirrel was a bit larger than I anticipated but that just makes it even more durable. The hole at the bottom has 4 pieces that prevent the treats from falling out. As it is, it will take a determined dog to get the treats out. Our dog is less enthusiastic so, as the package tells you that you can, we trimmed them so the treats will fall out when it rolls or is dropped. Great value for the money!
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Size: Medium Verified Purchase
I bought this to add to my Kong collection, to stuff and freeze to give my puppy in her crate.

This is not work as a replacement for a classic Kong toy. The rubber is softer, and there are rubber prongs around the hole so any treats/food inside can't simply be licked out. This means I can't just stuff it and freeze it, but it turns out that's okay! Even though it didn't meet the requirements that I bought it for, it is still a fabulous toy, and my puppy will spend hours playing with it (picking it up, dropping it, throwing it, batting at it) in hopes that more treats will fall out, even when it's empty, so it's been a great investment that keeps her occupied!
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Size: Medium Verified Purchase
I use Kongs for my dogs treats usually but they come out way too easily even when frozen! This squirrel dude is great, you can stuff it full of small pieces of kibble (for my dogs who will do anything for kibble) and they take forever to get out. Their tongue is ineffective and they have to squeeze the sides to get the kibble to drop, or throw it around to get small pieces out. At first I was concerned that the prongs at the bottom (that keep the kibble in) would get chewed off by my dogs but they can't even reach the prongs with their teeth. Very great quality and I've since bought a second one so my dogs don't have to take turns!
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