Branching out from your typical slobbery tennis ball routine can be refreshing for both you and your four-legged companion. And there’s a whole world of fetching options out there, from cylindric flying objects to durable discs (that double as tug-of-war toys).
We’ll help you find the one that best suits your style and speed with this roundup of chasing and fetching toys for active dogs.
With a flick of your wrist, this classic launcher sends tennis balls flying through the air. Scooping the ball up is also a cinch—no bending over, and no handling dog slobber, nice! $7 – $12
This high-flying fetch toy spirals through the air, has a sleek design and plenty of space to store treats inside. Plus it’s recyclable, dishwasher-safe and non-toxic. $18
This disc tends to travel far when it’s tossed, but is super-soft on your dog’s mouth when they catch it. Floats in water and boasts a minty scent—what more could your dog want? $18
Made from recycled fire hose material (which floats in water), this toy’s 12″ attached rope makes it easy to toss for your pup. $20
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Perfect for dogs who love to chew, this toy’s outer layer is made of 100% natural and sustainable hemp canvas. Take this for beachside playdates since it floats, too. $12
This toy’s simple slingshot-action means it really sails when it’s released. Easy on the arm and endless fun for your energetic canine friends. Set comes with launcher and two balls. $17.65
Beloved dog brand KONG makes this awesome fetch stick that squeaks and flies high (thanks to its attached rope). Non-toxic tennis ball fabric is easy on canine teeth, and bright colors keep them intrigued. $7 – $8
Extra-durable for the strongest of dogs, these discs are easy to grip (and easy on the mouth), meaning fetch could go on for hours. Hope you’re ready! $11
Your dog can’t get enough water time? These floatable fetch toys are shaped like real stones (in flashy colors) that your canine will happily chase when you send them skipping. $11
Another classic KONG product, this tough, rubber flyer is soft and flexible, yet still manages to go the distance when thrown. $10
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