Monday, July 12, 2010

REVIEW: Planet Dog Soccer Ball

Planet Dog Soccer Ball
Where to Find: Planet Dog

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Did your pups catch World Cup fever too?  Thanks to Planet Dog's Orbee-Tuff Soccer Ball, they can now enjoy a safe, entertaining and socially responsible soccer match with their canine companions!  David Beckham and his bulldog Coco were recently spotted kicking one around in a Beverly Hills dog park.

"We were thrilled to see one of the world's best players enjoying the game he loves with his dog," says Stephanie Volo, Planet Dog's President. "The fact that our Soccer Ball is Beckham's dog ball of choice, is a true testimony to our commitment to providing dogs with the best and safest toys on the market," adds Volo.

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The Soccer Ball measures 5” diameter and rates 4 out of 5 chompers on Planet Dog's chew-o-meter.  Like all of the Orbee-Tuff products, the Soccer Ball is non-toxic and made in the USA. It can easily be rinsed clean after playing. 

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The Soccer Ball features an opening that is not only wide enough for kibble, but will fit larger treats as well.  Fill it up and let your pack have at it for some kickin' good fun... Or, if your house is like ours, fill it up and watch one dog hog it while he stomps around knocking treats out all over the floor!  This is Teutul's favorite game and will keep him entertained for hours as long as there is food tumbling out...

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Or until he looks away for a second and his sister swoops in to grab it and run away...

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Think your pooch has what it takes to score?  Pick up a Soccer Ball and let the match begin!

CONTEST! How would you like to win a Soccer Ball for your furbaby? To enter, simply choose to Follow This Blog publicly if you don't already (see "Followers" on the right hand side bar), then leave a comment here telling me what your dog's favorite game is. To get an extra entry, send your friends here to enter and be sure to have them mention your name. Winner will be selected by random number generator and must be a follower of Lapdog Creations in order to win. Deadline for entries is Tuesday, July 20 at midnight. So get those referrals coming in ... blog, Tweet, Facebook and text away!

DON'T MISS! Woofminster 2010 is a fundraising event being held for well-behaved dogs and their people to raise money for the Planet Dog Foundation, Planet Dog's non-profit grant-making organization.

Previous challenge categories have included Best Trick, Most Ear-Resistable Ears, Best Vocal, Best Mystery Mutt, Best Smile, Most Ball Crazy, Best 2-Legged Beggar, and Best Kisser.

Winners of each category, plus 4 raffle winners, will compete in the Best in Show Cover Dog Challenge. The best all-around pooch will win a professional photo shoot and the chance to be on the cover of the next Planet Dog catalog. People without dogs are welcome as well.

The event will also feature a high end raffle, local vendors, service dog puppies, a bake sale, photo booth, flyball and agility demonstrations, face painting and more.

When: Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Where: Camp Ketcha, Scarborough, Maine

How: Tickets are available in advance for $12 for adults, $5 for dogs and $5 for kids ages 7- 18.  Children under the age of 7 are free! Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Planet Dog Company Store (211 Marginal Way, Portland).

7 comments:

Sue said...

We're long time followers already. My pack likes to play soccer, baseball and football. They like to swim and chase each other all over the yard. Probably their favorite is splashing in the wading pool. Any time they can get completely soaked is a good time.

VPI Dyes said...

I have checked in on your blog periodically for awhile now, but I am now officially a "follower"!

My pup's favorite game is what we call "hide and seek and destroy puppy", which is really more of a hide-and-seek game. I will take her favorite tennis ball and hide it somewhere in the house (while making her sit-stay). Then I yell "FIND IT!!" and she instantly starts sprinting to go find it. She starts sniffing the path that I had just taken to hide it (I have to walk around a bit to throw her off!). Once she finds the ball, she prances around with it to show it off, and then starts throwing it in the air and pouncing on it (hence the "seek and destroy" part!) Then we start again for another game!

I must say though, she has figured out a lot of the best spots, so it is getting tougher and tougher to outsmart her!

moevans said...

I have been following for a long time privately (now I"m public), and I always enjoy the reviews. I often look for the products. I can't seem to find those Bamboo collapsible silicone bowls here, though. Anyway, Rava and Tawny (Teut's twin) love to wrestle over Green Dog. Green Dog has squeakers in all four legs, his head, AND his body. Things get quite loud around here when Smackdown begins! I know my babies would looooooooove a toy that has treats in it!

Channon said...

Sissy's favorite game is anything that allows her to leap and "mooo" - her own, strange bay-bark-howl sound. Gretchen's favorite game is get Sissy to chase Gretchen, but both enjoy a bit of fetch now and then.

Courtney said...

I joined :-) My dogs favorite game to play is sleeping in the sun :-) She likes to play with toys too, she likes to tare the squeeky out :-)

GoldenTracks said...

we've been following for a long time.
the favorite game at our house is diving for the H2O discs. Sunny won't retrieve anything but her green ones. I had to buy her some new ones last week. Had to call the warehouse to find out if they had and would send just green ones :)

Anonymous said...

Great pics of the Dogs. Favorite games, stealing toys. Not a good thing when you are the dog that lost the toy. Really sad, when the cat takes the toys from the dogs during the night. This cat tried to carry around a raw potato. Never dull around here. Soccer ball looks like fun - not sure which dog would covet it the most. Another great review.