If you’re in search of a mood-lifter, I have two magic words for you: ball pit. And what’s better than a ball pit by itself? A ball pit full of dogs, of course!
Ball pit dogs know how to rock the party, whether they’re itty-bitty puppies crawling all over each other in a sea of colorful spheres, or big, tough boxers showing the ball pit who’s boss. We’ve rounded up the best videos of dogs playing in ball pits, and they’re guaranteed brighten your day. So jump on in, the ball pit’s fine!
Pug in the Pit
In this modern classic, Instagram celeb Grover pulls some classic pug faces in his very own ball pit. The crazy circles, the wild eyes, the snorts of delight: this pug is in paradise!
Little Labs Love Big Ball Pits
These roly-poly lab puppies take a gentler approach to ball time. Their slow, clumsy climb into the pit is too adorable to believe!
Le Tour de Ball Pit
Need a pick-me-up that’s better than coffee? Watching this French bulldog speed from one ball pit to another is sure to energize your day (and maybe make you wish for a ball pit of your very own).
Slow and Steady Wins the Ball Pit
This cautious puggle slows things down a bit, taking her ball pit entry one step at a time.
Border Collie Bonanza
What’s short, fluffy, and the cutest thing you’ll see all day? A pile of border collie puppies enjoying their very own ball pit while their watchful parent keeps an eye out for any shenanigans.
In this cute clip, a papillon makes her own fun in a pint-sized “ball pit” (really just a box full of packing peanuts). This seems like a great DIY ball pit, so long as your dog can be trusted not to chew and/or swallow the “balls.”
French Bulldog Puppies in a Ball Pit…Need We Say More?
You may think this is just a simple video of three French bulldog puppies playing in a ball pit, but spoiler alert: it’s a simple video of FOUR French bulldog puppies playing in a ball pit!
Doggy Daycare Ball Pit Party
All of the dogs in this video are winners, but if we have to pick an MVP, it’s the white-coated cutie wearing green. Check out the air this little guy gets!
Double Trouble in the Pit
A couple of best doggy friends work on their synchronized jump into the ball pit. And get a load of this ball pit—is that a slide I see in the corner? I wish I had one of these!
Boxer Thinks Outside the Ball Pit
Finally, here’s Thor the boxer taking a different approach to the ball pit. Thor can’t quite get the hang of his new toy, but he doesn’t let it get him down. After all, if you can’t get in the ball pit, just bring the ball out of the pit!
If you want to give your dog the best. day. ever., consider surprising her with a dog pit of her very own. You don’t have to get fancy (though if you’re handy, you might have fun building something truly spectacular).
To get in on the ball pit action at home, simply fill a kiddie pool with balls, or pick up a ready-made, pet-friendly ball pit online or at your favorite pet supply store. You and your dog will be having a ball in no time.
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