Sunday, June 9, 2013

WagsandWiggles Etsy Shop Review and Giveaway

I believe all dogs should be given an equal variety of toys.  Some furry with squeakers, some rope toys, some durable plastic ones, etc.  It's important for the dog to play with numerous different toys so they don't get bored and become destructive. Whatever toys your dog has, make sure they are in fun shapes (even if that's more for your enjoyment!)

WagsandWiggles ran by shop owner Shawna, offers handmade dog toys, organic catnip toys as well as leash bags and totes.  The dog toys are adorable and come in fun and unique shapes like pigs, eggplants, horses, pizza, dinosaur, etc.  The catnip toys will put your cat under the catnippy spell when they play with a cactus or carrot toy, among many others.  The toys are made with love, care and dedication so that your dog has the best playing experience as possible.

I was eager to work with Wags and Wiggles because I thought it would be very special and nice for Carolyn to have a handmade toy rather than one that was bought in a store.  Even though she doesn't know it was handmade, I do! I think it's really special that someone takes the time to hand make a toy for a dog to enjoy.

When I had the opportunity to review a toy for Carolyn girl, I was very keen on reviewing the adorable pizza toy.  Carolyn's foster mom says she wasn't a big lover of toys, but I didn't know if I believed that when I heard it.  I just thought they were giving her toys that bored her.  She craved excitement, just like her new mommy!

One slice of cheese please.  Don't forget to blot the grease, and include a squeaker too!


I'll be honest with you.  When I showed Carolyn her toys, she had no interest.  She sniffed all of them and walked away.  I thought to myself, "great, she really doesn't like toys!" Last night we had a breakthrough though! She started to play with one toy, and guess which one was it? THE PIZZA TOY!! She started chewing the "crust" of it! Maybe she just didn't want me to initially judge her for eating pizza, and she wanted it all along? Hey, every girl has to indulge!


I'm excited to report that this morning she's been playing with it and squeaking away happily.  It's true, pizza does make everyone happy!

The toy is absolutely adorable and made extremely well.  I love all of the small detail from the variation of material in the crust, sauce, cheese and even pepperoni! The toy is made from 100% cotton medium weight fabric and filled with polyfill and squeaker. The pepperoni is cut from wool felt and sewn into the toy before stuffing.  I can tell a lot of time and dedication went into creating this toy and all of the handiwork is excellent.

I am happy that Carolyn loves this toy! The great thing about it is that it can be made without a squeaker on request, if your dog prefers no squeaky toys!

One lucky dog will be indulging in a slice of pizza soon!








23 comments:

  1. Folly would love to win because she loves toys. The more she has, the happier she is. Squeak away.....

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  2. Our dog Bosco loves his toys. This is a very cute one.

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  3. She absolutely loves playing with toys and new ones are always great!

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  4. out of my 4 dogs I have one that loves toys and carrys them around with him. I think he would love this one.

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  5. My pups love new toys. They have a basket full of old toys.When the toys are too damaged they are thrown in the trash. The basket is getting quite devoid of toys and needs replenishment. Pizza would look lovely in their basket

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  6. my Bella loves pizza, its her favorite thing!! she'd go nuts over this toy!

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  7. our new puppy loves squeaky toys so she'd have fun with this

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  8. Wow - because I love pizza and this looks to be a beautifully made dog toy!

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  9. Artie loves toys and if they squeak he goes nuts for them.

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  10. because she really does love to eat pizza, she steals it from the kids though we dont give it to her, lol.

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  11. the dog toy dino is so cute! our little yorkipoo would love any of your toys :)

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  12. My puppies love to chew on anything they can get their mouth on!

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  13. My boy dog, Sam is the only one in the house who plays with toys, he loves them so much. Especially squeaker toys, he will squeak it over and over and make himself cry. Its really adorable :)

    Thank you for the nice giveaway!

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  14. Maxine would love this. She had a ton of toys because she has to get a new one every week :) (yes she is spoiled) but she loves the squeaky ones best. Some days she will amuse herself for ages just squeaking it all on her own.

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  15. My dog would love to win because she hasn't met a toy she doesn't like!

    jennylovesjeff (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  16. my dog still loves to play like a puppy!

    velvetelvis46@yahoo.com

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  17. My pointer, Buster, is a very insecure dog. My husband found him tied to a guardrail on the side of the road. Buster is on Prozac for his anxieties. Toys really comfort him and he alsways has to have one around. I am sure he would love this one.

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  18. My dog snowy LOVES stuffed toys! She would love to win so she can tease the cats with it!

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  19. I'd actually like to win this for my neighbors dog. He's so cute, and loves any kind of toy.
    Michelle Tucker

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