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Kongs that you stuff with paste, any good?

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by ColliePower, Jul 8, 2009.


  1. ColliePower

    ColliePower PetForums Senior

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    Hi all!

    Im thinking of trying those Kongs that you can stuff with paste and treats?

    Are they any good? Do the dogs actually like the paste? Do they actually keep the dogs amused?
     
  2. Classyellie

    Classyellie PetForums VIP

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    I've only just gotten a Kong for Harvey and he is almost 6 and he loves it! I haven't tried any of the pastes - I tend to use a variety of fillers such as peanut butter, meat paste, treats etc and it keeps Harvey amused for ages! :D

    Pippa has one too and it keeps her happy - and amused! :D
     
  3. becks01

    becks01 PetForums Member

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    hi we have kongs for our dogs...and yes it does keep them amused, they go mad for it cos they cant get it all out...we also put dog biscuit treats in it aswell...
     
  4. ColliePower

    ColliePower PetForums Senior

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    Ah ok great!

    So whats the best ones to get?
     
  5. rona

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    Our dogs love them but it only occupies them for about 10 minutes
     
  6. becks01

    becks01 PetForums Member

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    make sure you read the label as you only want the strongest 1...kongs come in different types...you want the srongest 1 otherwise ur dog will chew through it and your find yourself buying more
     
  7. katiefranke

    katiefranke PetForums VIP

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    we have them for our Border Collie puppy - you can buy different ones for puppys (pink and turquoise), adults (red), strong chewers (black) and seniors (pale purple) i think - I dont use any of the kong fillers they sell (mousse and biscuits) as they are over-priced and my pup doesnt find them that interesting...

    ...I normally smear things like yoghurt, cheese, pate, peanut butter, rice pudding etc inside... and sometimes i feed her biscuits in there.

    but it normally only keeps her occupied until she has eaten everything and if there is a bit she cant reach she usually gets bored...normally it can keep her occupied for up to 20 mins max.

    hope that helps!
     
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    I have various shapes and sizes for my dogs. A good 1 is shaped like a UFO, you unscrew it and put the treat inside, then re screw it. I find that one keeps them busy for longer. :D
     
  10. Billy loves his kongs...

    I have never used the kong pastes though he has better taste ;). The fresh ones last about an hour and the frozen a bit longer.

    For fillings - He likes

    Naturediet (fresh or frozen)
    banana and cream cheese - (fresh or frozen)
    peanut butter - fresh or frozen (dont fill the whole thing!!!)
    steak mince - fresh
    chicken stock - (block hole with peanut butter first then freeze)
    pilchards in tomato sauce - fresh or frozen
    scrambled egg n cheese - melt cheese in microwave and let cool
    plain yoghurt - frozen
    soaked kibble - fresh or frozen
    leftover spag bol or lasagne - fresh or frozen



    enough ideas?

    Make sure your dog is ok with these foods before stuffing into a kong!
     
  11. Most dogs love em! if they are food orinated they are unable to resist!
    You can make your own pastes!
    regards
    DT
     
  12. GoldenShadow

    GoldenShadow PetForums VIP

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    I also find those pastes quite expensive for what they are...I tend to use natural yogurt or peanut butter with some kibble in and freeze it for a couple hours. I wont give ice cubes due to the fact they are so cold and a couple of sources implying they can cause bloat, but by the time he has got to some of the sticky stuff its not semi frozen anymore anyway.

    I got him the black one purely because some things he will chew and chew and chew, others he isn't bothered about. If you get one remember to check it as it gets older as apparently the dogs can pull bits off if they get really old :)
     
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    mr.stitches PetForums VIP

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    Pippin loves her Kong. You can more or less put any food in it!

    My friends dogs just love to lie on their sides and chew on it!
     
  14. lifeizsweet

    lifeizsweet PetForums VIP

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    My Oh's mum has one of the super tough black ones for her lab, he loves it! I want to get one for the puppy but I don't know how long a puppy will last with him, they're expensive!!
     
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