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119709000 Mastication 87
119708000 Suspended 11
119711000 Having scent attractant 2
20110079183Attractant enhanced apparatus for cats - An attractant apparatus for use by animals. This apparatus is characterized as having surfaces on which the animal can play, scratch, and rub and a retainer for an animal attractant, such as catnip, used to induce such activity. The retainer may be opened to allow for the introduction and removal of the attractant. This cover is characterized as permitting odors emanating from the catnip to pass through, so as to induce play in the animal. An overlay partially covers the retainer to restrict direct access by the animal to the attractant held within the retainer, but allows partial access near the retainer and an additional surface and area for playing.04-07-2011
20120145091Scented Stuffed Toy and Method for Producing The Same - A scented stuffed toy has a latex body formed to define an exterior appearance and having a chamber therein, a scented material being scented and mounted inside the chamber, and a PU stuffing formed by polyurethane foam, fully filled in the chamber and adhered to an inner wall of the latex body. A method for producing a scented stuffed toy has a mold preparing step, a latex injecting step, a polyurethane filling step, a scented material adding step, a foaming step and a demolding step. As the PU stuffing is combined with the scented material and foamed inside the latex body, the present invention emits a scent and attracts the sense of smell of pets so that pets can play with the scented stuffed toy with more fun.06-14-2012
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20130025543MOTIVATIONAL TOY FOR A PET - The present invention relates to a toy for motivating or training a pet, comprising a first outer shell section (01-31-2013
20100095901Play toys and techniques for fabricating play toys - A play toy has strands of different materials braided together to form at least one braided body having a pre-selected cross-sectional shape and arranged in a pre-selected structural configuration.04-22-2010
20120174874PET GAME ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR TRAINING OR OTHERWISE STIMULATING A PET - The present invention relates to a pet game assembly, comprising at least two pet game pieces, each having a body, wherein the body of one of said pet game pieces comprises at least two sections and the body of the other of said pet game pieces comprises at least one section, each of said sections having an interface surface, and wherein at least one of said pet game pieces comprises at least one recess in one section, said recess being suitable for holding a small object, characterized in at least one section of at least one of said pet game pieces having an interaction portion arranged so that said pet game piece can be arranged onto the other pet game piece.07-12-2012
20130032096Pop up tennis ball pet toy - The invention relates to a pet toy wherein a two-piece molded plastic encasement contains apertures that allow a ball or balls to protrude and extrude as a result of rotation of the top of the toy and fixed raised protrusions which naturally cause a ball to essentially “appear” and “disappear” and an animal must solve by attempting to retrieve the moving ball or balls.02-07-2013
20130036987Pet puzzle game utilizing tennis balls - The invention relates to a molded pet toy puzzle with a top aperture to receive a ball and wherein gravity will force the ball randomly into one of three tunnels with a terminus at each end. Each terminus will have some type of covering wherein an animal must determine how to open the covering to retrieve the ball.02-14-2013
20100107990CAT TRACK - A cat track composed of several track sections when attached end-to-end in other than an endless loop has end caps to retain a ball that rolls freely in the track. Assembled, the sections may be used together with a cat scratcher and/or a cat spa or other animal toy to increase the animal's interest. The sections may be made in different shapes but are capable of being connected end-to-end to define a variety of patterns, either as an endless or open (non-continuous) track.05-06-2010
20130087104Pet toy with interlocking arms and recess for treat - A pet toy comprising a head having a recess and two interlocking arms that extend from the head and are situated such that one arm is wrapped around the other to create a barrier to accessing the recess in the head. The head and interlocking arms are comprised of a single durable, flexible and resilient material.04-11-2013
20120180734AIRBORNE INTERACTIVE CAT TREAT OR TOY - An aerodynamically interactive artifact is proportioned to experience at least one of tumbling, fluttering, and autorotating motion when subjected to free fall in a gravitational field. Suitable shapes include films, strips, butterflies, birds, and the like. The artifact may be contain a neutraceutical, may be dissolvable in pet saliva, and may provide an olfactory sensation for a pet. Dimensionless parameters such as Froude number and length-to-thickness ratios may be used to select aerodynamically interactive motions.07-19-2012
20090095229Cat track - A cat track composed of several track sections when attached end-to-end in other than an endless loop has end caps to retain a ball that rolls freely in the track. Assembled, the sections may be used together with a cat scratcher and/or a cat spa or other animal toy to increase the animal's interest. The sections may be made in different shapes but are capable of being connected end-to-end to define a variety of patterns, either as an endless or open (non-continuous) track.04-16-2009
20130068173INTERNET COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR PETS - A system for remote interaction with a pet is provided which may include a home computer connected to a movable turret. The turret has rotary components driven by a servo-motors to direct a laser to the floor to create shapes depending on the play to be performed, such as images on the floor or lines defining various shapes that may be shifted, contorted, or changed in shape to amuse a pet. The user can position, rotate and scale the shaped path within the environment provided by the floor area and can control the animation speed, play and pause as well as set the apparatus in a play mode to loop forward and backward through a shaped path. Video and audio including the pet owner's voice may be introduced to further entertain the pet while he or she is home alone.03-21-2013
20090056641PET TOY - Disclosed is a pet toy made of stretchable fabric. The toy includes a loop, a body portion attached to the loop and a bottom with a plurality of cords, called nubbies. The pet toy is made from a variety of fabrics, wherein different sections of the toy are braided, while other sections of the toy are formed into knots and patterned into twirls. The braids and patterns are formed into different patterns and lengths to be used as recreational tools for dogs, cats and even birds, additionally, the braided sections provide an improved gripping surface. Use of the pet tool may also improve gums and teeth of puppies.03-05-2009
20130061816Leak-Proof Pet Exercise Device and Method for Making the Same - A leak-proof pet exercise device and method for making the same is provided. The device comprises outer and inner shells spaced apart to form a retaining chamber therebetween. The outer shell includes external and internal surfaces including at least one first aperture defined therein. The inner shell includes external and internal surfaces including at least one second aperture defined therein. The internal surface of the inner shell defines an interior compartment for the animal. The outer shell includes a first wall extending around the periphery of the at least one first aperture and from the internal surface of the outer shell toward the external surface of the inner shell. At least a portion of the first wall is spaced a distance from the external surface of the inner shell. The inner shell does not include a wall extending around the periphery of the at least one second aperture.03-14-2013
20130061815Interactive pet product with squeaker - A multipurpose durable pet toy including an interactive treat dispensing portion along with a squeaker or noise toy portion, and also serving as a chew toy, and fetch toy involving pets and for play involving pets and people, useful for entertaining the pet while stimulating the mind and rewarding with treats. The toy includes at least two joined but isolated chambers, which may be of shapes including but not limited to: a hollow spherical, cube, cuboid, or cylinder, or any hollow polygonic shape. At least one chamber includes a soundhole/aperture for squeaker or noise maker placement, that is attached to but isolated from at least one second chamber. The second chamber includes at least one aperture for treat insertion and dispensing.03-14-2013
20090007854Techniques for fabricating play toys for animals - A play toy for animals has strands of a webbing material braided together to form at least one braided body having a pre-selected cross-sectional shape and arranged in a pre-selected structural configuration.01-08-2009
20090000565SELECTIVELY SEPARABLE PET TOY - A pet toy may include a body formed from selectively separable body portions that may define a chamber for holding food or other objects. An object can be received within or removed from the chamber by separating the joined body portions. One or more gripping elements, such as ropes, straps, handles, or the like, may be joined to the toy for separating joined body portions. The gripping elements may also be used to play with the animal, provide dental care for the animal, or provide an object for a person or an animal to hold when carrying or tossing the toy. The body may include substances, such as palatability enhancers, that attract an animal (e.g., a dog or a cat) to the toy. The toy may be composed of a material, such as rubber, safe for use by an animal.01-01-2009
20100199924PET TOY SOUND MODULE - A sound module for insertion within a pet toy. The sound module is in the form of a shell housing an integrated circuit, power source and speaker, the integrated circuit being programmed to generate a signal to the speaker for creating an audible sound. The shell is in the form of a sphere, oval, square or rectangle ideally having a wall for thickness of between 2 mm and 5 mm and composed of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene.08-12-2010
20110277696PET TOY AND METHOD OF MAKING A PET TOY - A multi-material pet toy includes a first member having an attractant for making the multi-material pet toy interesting to a pet and a second member for protecting the first member to lengthen a serviceable life of the first member. The toy may be configured so that the first member includes a sound-producing member for making a noise without air movement passing through the sound-producing member, and the second member includes a protective member for protecting the sound-producing member. The toy may also be configured so that the first member includes a mouth-feel member for providing attraction for the pet with the noise of air movement passing through the mouth-feel member, and the second member includes a protective member for protecting the mouth-feel member.11-17-2011
20110277695Big Dog Ball Log - A dog toy comprised of a plurality of resilient balls, relatively snugly joined in a linear configuration via an interior connecting member. The connecting member protected from wear by the pressure holding two adjacent balls together resisting the penetration of the teeth of an animal playing with the toy. The toy appearance describable as a ball log.11-17-2011
20120097114Mobile indicia interactive pet toy - A pet toy responsive to sensed motion of a pet to generate and move an indicia on a support surface to provide interactive play.04-26-2012
20110283954Pet play toy - The current innovation refers to a pet toy that is generally shaped like a traditional ‘boomerang’, having a main, generally central elbow and two arms, and yet also mimics the shape, texture and appearance of a common ‘stick’ or ‘branch’ found in nature, and may attract a pet and/or pet owner as in the case of a common fetch game or chew toy.11-24-2011
20090205579Pet toy - A pet toy is provided including a forward portion simulating the head and front legs of a dog, a rear portion simulating the rear and hind legs of a dog and an elongated, substantially cylindrical body portion connecting the forward portion and the rear portion. The body portion has an exterior plush-like fabric material covering. The toy includes squeeze actuated sound generating means in the form of first and second sound generators. One of the sound generators is situated within the forward portion. The other sound generator is located proximate the rear portion.08-20-2009
20100024740Remotely Operable User Controlled Pet Entertainment Device - A pet entertainment device that is also capable of exercising a pet, such as a cat, via user interaction with the device using a remote control that enables user control of motion of a pet plaything/attractant in or along two degrees of freedom. The device includes a base that rests on a floor that carries a housing rotatable relative thereto enabling corresponding plaything/attractant movement in response to a first user manipulable control of the remote. The housing includes a plaything/attractant carrier, such as a wand, that is movable relative to the housing, the base, and the floor in response to a second user manipulable control of the remote. The device includes a housing rotation drive and a wand drive connected to an electrical power supply and onboard controller that receives wireless control signals from the user-manipulable remote control and carries out user-initiated movement commands inputted into the remote.02-04-2010
20100064982Animal Mouse Toy - An animal mouse toy for cats, comprising: a main body having an oblong shape which includes: a front region having an underside portion and a front portion, wherein the underside portion and the front portion are each substantially V-shaped; a rear region; and a middle region disposed between the front portion and the rear portion. A tail member extends outwardly from the rear region. The animal mouse toy includes a forward motion system which includes a motor device, a power module, an on/off switch, and at least one wheel. The animal mouse toy further includes a forward motion maintenance system which includes: a weight device coupled to the underside of the main body; and a plurality of elongated members extending outwardly from opposing sides of the front region and oriented substantially orthogonal thereto. A container is included on the main body for catnip and/or other objects.03-18-2010
20110214617PET TOY WITH NOISE MAKING INSTRUMENT - A pet toy includes a noise making feature that can be selectively activated and deactivated by the pet owner. The noise making feature is in the form of a squeaker incorporated within the pet toy by an internal holding pocket that is integrally molded when the pet toy is manufactured. A control element is used to activate or deactivate the squeaker. The squeaker is positioned for easy access by the pet owner, but the construction of a squeaker assembly holding the squeaker is such that it prevents the animal from contacting the squeaker.09-08-2011
20090101078Dog Training Device - A dog training device and method for training a dog to retrieve a downed fowl. The training device includes a head and a body. The head is moveably connected to the body such that the head moves similar to the way the head of an injured fowl moves. Depending on the configuration, this connection can allow the head to move up and down relative to the body, or it can allow the head to move in all directions. The training device also includes a rope or other device such that a trainer can throw the device into the air for the dog to track and retrieve.04-23-2009
20110259282Transformable, Dual Element Pet Toy - A pet toy is provided having multiple elements interconnected or intertwined in a manner that the elements, combined, function as a single toy unit, and when the members are pulled apart or disconnected then each separable element functions similarly on its own. Each toy member is formed as a separate component and forms a generally helical body member terminating at least one end by a thematic caricature formed as a plush doll or plush toy element. The body member is formed of a outer covering having an otherwise generally elongated outer shell adapted such as to create arcuate or compound arcuate centerline such as to urge the body member to wrap about itself or other similar structure. The friction of the outer surfaces provide a fictional, torsion, compression or other non-magnetic or non-adhesive attachment, cling or connection between the toys. The instant abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.10-27-2011
20080271682Methodology and design of an interactive pet toy that inspires play behavior in cats - The methodology and design of an interactive pet toy that inspires play behavior in cats by incorporating four stimulation or “play-inspiring” factors and consists of a set of equal length cords, in certain materials and widths; of lengths and corresponding weights that create identified movements; in colors included in the visual spectrum of the cat; with other attributes appealing to cats; attached to a handle designed for human comfort; and with decorative pieces for aesthetic purposes.11-06-2008
20130098308COMBINED RETRACTABLE LEASH AND BALL THROWER - A combined retractable leash and ball thrower device for allowing a user to walk a pet and throw a ball using a single device. The device includes a housing featuring a handle, and a leash retracting mechanism enclosed in the housing. An activation element or button is used to operate the leash retracting mechanism, with a portion of the activation element being exterior of the housing. A shaft extends from the handle of the housing, with a ball receiving element located at a distal free end of the shaft. The shaft is integrally formed with the handle or the shaft may be a separate unit removably attached to the handle. The ball receiving element is integrally formed with the shaft or the ball receiving element may be a separate unit removably attached to the shaft.04-25-2013
20090090305System for humans and pets to interact remotely - A system that allows humans to interact with and send touch remotely to their pets. The system has a tangible interface for humans that allow both visual and tactile modes of communication on one end, and a haptic pet wearable jacket on the other end. It allows humans to interact remotely with pets even when they are not physically at the same place as the pets. On the tangible interface for humans, human views the real time movement of the pet in the form of a pet doll sitting on a mechanical positioning system. The movement of the actual pet is tracked using a web camera. The pet doll has embedded touch sensing circuit that senses and transmit data wirelessly to the computer. This touch data is sent across the Internet to another computer which is connected to the haptic pet wearable jacket. The real pet wears the pet jacket, which is able to reproduce the touching sensation via vibrating motors. The pet owner can tangibly touch the pet doll, sending touch signals to the pet in a remote location. Also, the pet owner receives a visual feedback from the movement of the pet via the pet doll interface.04-09-2009
20090277396FOOD DISPENSING INTERLOCKING ANIMAL TOY SYSTEM - An animal toy features the ability to connect two or more separate toys of varying shape, size, color, and/or texture, together to create larger and more complex toy systems. The animal toy allows an almost endless variety of toy systems to capture the interest as well as challenge and develop the animal's problem solving skills. The animal toys are either solid or include internal chambers for holding and ultimately dispensing food. When two or more toys with the internal chambers are combined the food may flow from the chamber of one toy into another toy several times before exiting the toy system. The increased problem of extracting the food challenges and develops the animal's skills. Morever, by combining solid and food dispensing toys in random combinations further increases the problem solving skills required to completely extract the food from the toy system.11-12-2009
20120090554PET TOY WITH CORE ASSEMBLY INCORPORATING NOISE MAKING FEATURE - A pet toy has a core assembly incorporating a noise making feature. The pet toy has a flexible, elastomeric body that flexes in response to external pressure placed on the toy by an animal. The core assembly extends through the interior of the pet toy and is secured at opposite ends of the pet toy. In one preferred embodiment, the pet toy is a round shaped ball in which the core assembly extends across a diameter of the ball. The core assembly has a bore and a noise making device is secured to a housing that extends from a central shaft of the bore. Airflow is facilitated through the pet toy for activation of the noise making device by deformation of the body of the pet toy. As the pet toy is deformed by the biting action of an animal, air is forced through the noise making device, thereby creating sound. In another embodiment, the core assembly has a compound shape including a bulbous portion securing the noise making housing.04-19-2012
20090314221PET TOY FOR DISPENSING TREATS - A pet toy adapted for dispensing treats when the pet toy is manipulated by a pet animal, and a method for dispensing treats to a pet animal. The pet toy can include a housing having an interior surface defining a treat cavity for containing pet treats. The housing includes at least a first housing aperture. A rotatable lid is attached to the housing and is disposed over the first housing aperture where the rotatable lid includes at least a first lid aperture such that the rotatable lid can be rotated to expose the first housing aperture for the passage of treats through the housing. At least one of the housing and the rotatable lid includes a second aperture of smaller size than either the first housing aperture or the lid aperture such that the lid can be rotated to form a treat outlet passageway that is smaller than the treat inlet passageway.12-24-2009
20090277395Floatable Pet Toy - A floatable pet toy comprising a hollow outer member, a sealed buoyant flotation bladder, and a rope section. The hollow outer member is made of rubber or polymeric material and has an inner cavity. The flotation bladder is disposed in the inner cavity of the outer member. A first end of the rope section is connected or anchored to the flotation bladder or to a washer disposed in the cavity, and a second end of the rope section extends beyond the outer member.11-12-2009
20090025648PET TOY HAVING NOISE MAKING CHARACTERISTICS - A noise making animal toy having a sealed vessel having a resilient wall that can be deformed when an animal applies pressure to the toy, e.g., by chewing or pouncing on the toy is disclosed. The deformation of the wall of the vessel by application of force produces a noise, which can best be described as a crunching and/or crackling sound, which entertains the animal. The toy includes an outer durable fabric shell enclosing the vessel. The vessel may be made from a plastic beverage bottle.01-29-2009
20120137985Pet toy with motion reactive bellows noisemaker - The invention relates to a novel pet toy that is reactive to a shaking motion produced by an animal playing with the toy as opposed to the animal having to bite or compress the toy. An accordion bellows and reed mechanism located inside the toy's casing compresses in response to the shaking motion and intakes air which flows through the reed and produces sound. The bellows then returns to a resting state when not activated by motion.06-07-2012
20090199784RESILIENT ANIMAL THROW-TOY WITH BUOYANT INTERIOR MEMBER - An animal throw-toy of resilient construction is provided, comprising a buoyant interior member configured in the form of a distinct object shape, a fabric component that covers the buoyant interior member, and a molded component that also covers the buoyant interior member. The molded component is configurationally arranged relative to the buoyant interior member so as to gyroscopically stabilize the distinct object shape of the buoyant interior member when the throw-toy is thrown. In one embodiment, the fabric component of the throw-toy is a non-woven or woven material which is tear-resistant and the molded component is an elastomeric material which is abrasion-resistant.08-13-2009
20120067294Fabric covered elastic polymer animal toy with soft pliable fabric head - An animal toy includes a compressibly elastically deformable hollow thin-walled elastomer core sealingly circumscribing a center, includes an exterior including a first gravure elastomer relief surface and a second surface, includes a wall less than about eight millimeters thick, and includes points on the exterior at varying distances from the center. A fabric cover is affixed to the second surface and has a selected thickness, the ratio of the thickness of the fabric cover to the thickness of the wall being in the range of 1:6 to 1:0.15.03-22-2012
20090084325Pet toy made of looped material containing catnip and a noise maker - The present invention relates to a pet toy and/or pet body pillow containing an outer-looped fabric, facial features depicted on the fabric, an amount of catnip and other fillings within the toy, and some amount of light cord attached to the outer-looped fabric.04-02-2009
20090107416Bird Scooter Amusement Device - The invention is a low center of gravity animal toy. The toy is a scooter type device that includes a cross bar mounted on a pedestal. The cross bar is knurled for extra grip and enables an animal, usually a large bird, to grip the cross bar with their beak and scooter over a surface. Safe and fun interactive and solo play for parrots or other animals is provided.04-30-2009
20090107415Bird Skate Amusement Device - The invention is a low center of gravity animal toy. The toy is a skate type device that includes a perch mounted on a pedestal. The perch is knurled for extra grip and enables an animal, usually a large bird, to grip the skate and shuffle in skating fashion over a surface. The device includes a training bar for teaching the appropriate motion to skate. Safe and fun interactive and solo play for parrots or other animals is provided.04-30-2009
20130213316MULTILAYER PET TOY AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A multilayer pet toy has an inner structure having an inner-structure resilient material; an outer structure joined to the inner structure, the outer structure having a first layer having a first sandwich structure, the first sandwich structure having an outer-structure resilient material and a non-resilient material. Therein, the inner structure resilient material includes a first rubber compound that has a percentage of 30% or less by weight of natural rubber and a remainder being filler. The outer-structure resilient material includes a second rubber compound that has a percentage of 44% or more by weight of natural rubber and a remainder being filler.08-22-2013
20090211537PET TOY AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING THE PET TOY - A pet toy may include at least two portions. The first portion may be generally non-edible, and the second portion may be an at least partially frozen or otherwise solidified substance. The first portion may include a body defining an open area, and at least a portion of the frozen or otherwise solidified substance may be contained within the area. The first portion may be formed from rubber, plastic or nylon, and so on, and the second portion may be formed from water, broth, gravy, yogurt, and so on. The pet toy may be created using a pet toy mold. The pet toy mold may include the first portion of the pet toy and a body selectively joined to the first portion. The first portion and the body may define a chamber for receiving the frozen or otherwise solidified substance.08-27-2009
20090255482PET TOY - A pet toy may include first and second objects. The first object may include a first toy, and the second object may include a second toy. The first and second objects may be selectively joined to form a third toy and selectively disconnected to deconstruct the third toy. The first toy may be a ball or other toy that may be thrown. The second toy may be a plush or non plush toy, which may or may not be stuffed. The first toy may include two bodies that are selectively joined to form the first toy. One body may include a shaft that can be received in an opening defined in the other body to join the bodies to form the first toy. The second toy may include a hole to receive the shaft for joining the first toy to the second toy.10-15-2009
20120192806PET AMUSEMENT DEVICE WITH BALL TRACK AND CATNIP RECEPTACLE - A pet amusement device comprising: a receptacle for catnip; a continuous track surrounding the catnip receptacle; a toy, such as a ball, contained within the continuous track such that the toy may travel along the continuous track; and at least one opening along the continuous track such that the continuous track and the toy are accessible through the at least one opening. The catnip receptacle may have a cap allowing a user to easily add catnip to the receptacle and allowing the scent of the catnip to exit the receptacle. In use, a pet, such as a cat, may smell the catnip and bat the ball around the continuous track. The pet amusement device may be combined with another device with a larger continuous track to produce a device with two concentric tiered tracks in addition to the catnip receptacle.08-02-2012
20120103275Animal toy with adjustable squeaker - An animal toy includes a housing comprising a hollow air filled compartment and an outer wall substantially completely circumscribing the hollow compartment. A squeaker is mounted in the outer wall to permit air to flow into and out of the hollow. The squeaker has two operative configurations, a first operative configuration that allows air to flow through the squeaker, and a second operative configuration that prevents air from flowing through the squeaker.05-03-2012
20130213317CAT PLAYING TOOL - Provided is a cat playing tool expected as an optimum communication tool between cats and people, employing means for optimally producing both of a relaxing effect obtained by an 08-22-2013
20100258060MODULAR BALL TRACK CAT TOY - The modular ball track cat toy (10-14-2010
20100236496Cat Toy - A cat toy for resting on a flat surface is disclosed. The cat toy includes a circular shaped housing that contains a motor connected to a power source. A resilient mouse wand is secured at one end thereof with a motor shaft through a gearing arrangement, thrust bearing arrangement, or the like. The mouse wand includes a ball and a tail section at a distal end. A flexible cover partially covers the mouse wand such that the cat can see the ball moving under the cover and the tail section protruding from the edge of the cover. A control circuit is electronically connected between the motor and the power source that causes the motor to change directions and operate at different speeds and erraticity.09-23-2010
20100242857Toy and treat dispenser - A dispenser for a toy and treats and a method for using the dispenser are disclosed. The dispenser contains an enclosure having a funnel at the top, an opening at the bottom of one of the enclosure walls, a treat dispenser containing treats having at least one hole from which the treats can exit, a ramp that directs the toy and treats to exit the enclosure and a support for the funnel and treat dispenser. The pet is encouraged to drop the toy into the enclosure through the funnel. The toy bounces off the treat dispenser causing it to release treats through the hole at the bottom of the dispenser. The toy and the treats roll out the opening encouraging the pet to further interact with the dispenser for fun and exercise.09-30-2010
20120192807SOUND-MAKING PET TOY - A sound-making pet toy includes a shell having an opening and an inner space accessible through the opening and a sound-making body having a reduced state and an expanded state larger than the reduced state. When the sound-making body is disposed in the opening, it has the reduced state and when it is disposed in the inner space, it has the expanded state. The sound-making body has a resilient air-holding body and a sound making device that is responsive to air from the air holding body passing through the sound-making body. When the sound-making body is in the expanded state, it is lodged against the inner surface of the shell. When the sound-making body is in the expanded state, it expels air from the resilient air holding body when a force impacts the shell. In the expanded state, it is larger than the opening.08-02-2012
20100199922BALL CARRYING DEVICE - An apparatus for carrying a ball having a first predetermined size used in playing with an animal includes a housing for such ball, such housing has an opening disposed at a first end thereof and is manufactured from a predetermined material and has a second predetermined size and a predetermined shape and. A drawstring member has a first end and a second end, such first end being threaded through such housing closely adjacent such opening such that such first end may be selectively tightened and loosened such that such opening may be maintained in an open position, a closed position, and a combination thereof. A securing mechanism is disposed on such second end of such drawstring member for releasably securing such second end of such drawstring member to at least one of a predetermined object, a predetermined portion of a predetermined article of clothing, and a combination thereof.08-12-2010
20090145370Animal Self-Care Device - An animal self-care device including a base, at least one base rubbing surface disposed on the base for contact by an animal, and at least one arm having first and second ends. The second end of the arm is pivotally attached to the base to pivot among a stored position and a deployed position. At least one arm rubbing surface is disposed on the arm for contact by an animal.06-11-2009
20090038559PET TOY WITH THERAPEUTIC FEATURES - A pet toy includes a plurality of raised features to enhance a dental cleaning action of the animal toy within the animal's mouth. The raised features are provided in groups or sets of linearly extending and uniformly spaced protrusions. The protrusions preferably cover a majority of the outer surface of the pet toy. The distal tips of the protrusions may be roughened in order to enhance dental cleaning. A squeaker may be incorporated within the pet toy by an internal holding pocket that is integrally molded when the pet toy is manufactured. A control element may be used to activate or deactivate the squeaker.02-12-2009
20120031348PET TOY WITH NOISE MAKING FEATURE - A pet toy includes a noise making instrument. In a preferred embodiment, the noise making instrument is a squeaker incorporated within the pet toy by an internal holding pocket that is integrally molded when the pet toy is manufactured. The internal holding pocket frictionally engages the squeaker. The squeaker is located within the protected internal holding pocket such that it is very difficult for the animal to remove the squeaker. Optionally, a control element may be used to activate or deactivate the squeaker.02-09-2012
20120145089PET TOY WITH FLEXIBLE BODY AND ROPE SUPPORT CONFIGURATIONS - A pet toy includes a flexible body with rope support configurations. In one embodiment, the rope configurations include one or more loops that are exposed and one or more knots that are covered by an exterior plush component of the pet toy. In another embodiment, two or more strands of rope material are tied in a series of knots, and an additional strand of rope material may be tied to the other strands in a transverse fashion. Preferably, the exterior plush component includes fabric. One or more of the free ends of the strands of rope material may also protrude beyond the plush component. The fabric material is sewn over the exposed portions of the rope material. Enough fabric material is used such that twisting, extending and retracting the rope material does not transfer force directly to the exterior fabric, thereby preserving the exterior plush component. The knots provide internal bulk to the body of the toy eliminating the need for stuffing. The knots also provide a robust structure for biting and tugging that can aid in dental cleaning. The exposed loops or free ends of the rope material act as handles for grasping by the pet owner or animal.06-14-2012
20090064942FOOD DISPENSING INTERLOCKING ANIMAL TOY SYSTEM - An animal toy is configured to be connected to one or more separate toys of varying shape, size, color, and/or texture, together to create larger and more complex toy systems. The animal toy allows an almost endless variety of toy systems to capture the interest as well as challenge and develop the animal's problem solving skills. The animal toy is either solid or includes internal chambers for holding and ultimately dispensing food. The increased problem of extracting the food challenges and develops the animal's skills.03-12-2009
20110114031Endoskeletal Pet Toy - A pet toy includes an internal skeletal member having an inner surface and an outer surface. The internal skeletal member is configured to deform upon compression such that opposing sides of the internal surface come into contact with each other. An outer covering surrounds the skeletal member. A sound-emitting squeaker device is located within an internal space of the internal skeletal member. The sound-emitting squeaker device remains free to move throughout the internal space of the internal skeletal member.05-19-2011
20110209670Pet entertainment device and system - A pet entertainment device includes a base having means for securing the base to a support. A platform is attached to the base. A retractable device is attached to the platform and includes a resiliently mounted tether forcibly extendable and automatically retractable relative to the platform. A pet toy is attached to a terminal end of the tether adjacent to the platform. In this manner, the toy can be forcibly extended away from and automatically retracted toward the platform.09-01-2011
20100058994PET TOY WITH CAPTIVE CHASE BALL - A reconfigurable animal toy is disclosed herein. The toy has a plurality of connectable track pieces that may be assembled to define a track for receiving a captive ball. The track allows an animal to touch the ball for selectively propelling the ball along the track. To enhance the interest of the animal, the track may define a randomizer for affecting travel of the ball and may define a sight line interference member. Additional features of the animal toy may include scratch pads and visual devices to enhance and maintain the interest of the animal.03-11-2010
20100064983Buoyant retrievable dog toy - A game method and apparatus reduces the risk that a thrown toy will injure an animal. The apparatus consists of a buoyant toy with a sealed channel extending completely through the toy. A soft, flexible, water absorbent member extends through the sealed channel and is used to throw the toy and to facilitate retrieval of the toy.03-18-2010
20110100304ANIMAL EXERCISE APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - The present invention teaches an apparatus for exercising animals 05-05-2011
20110073045PET TOY INCLUDING TACTILE STIMULUS FOR EXCITEMENT AND EXERCISE OF A PET - A pet toy, including a housing, and a vibration device coupled to an interior of the housing. The vibration device is configured to cause the housing to vibrate at a frequency that stimulates a pet, but is substantially inaudible to a human.03-31-2011
20110061604WHISTLING FETCH TOY - A pet toy that makes whistling sounds when projected through the air.03-17-2011
20110048337Pet Toy - A pet toy may include an outer covering and a bladder assembly. The bladder assembly may include a bladder and a squeaker assembly. The squeaker assembly may include one or more ribs. The bladder may include a body and a neck. The neck may have one or more grooves. A rib may engage a groove. The engagement of the rib with the groove may prevent the squeaker assembly from exiting the opening of the bladder when the bladder is compressed. The body of the bladder may have a shape which allows the body to return to the uncompressed state after the body has been compressed. The body may be made of a material which allows the body to return to the uncompressed state after the body has been compressed.03-03-2011
20130167779PET TOY DEVICE DISPENSING AN ARTICLE PROVIDING THE SCENT OF THE OWNER - A pet toy amusement device comprising a textile material that defines an exterior region of the device and includes an interior volume to contain a fabric or garment, wherein the device includes one or a plurality of openings, wherein the device controls the release of the fabric or garment from the interior volume of the device to the exterior region of the device.07-04-2013
20110209669TUG TOY - A tug toy that includes at least two gripping members and a central portion, wherein the at least two gripping members are attached to the central portion, and wherein the central portion further includes a noise maker.09-01-2011
20120199081ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION ENTERTAINMENT AND SAFETY DEVICE - An animal identification entertainment and safety device acts as a play toy, an animal identifier and a movement control device. The device includes a main body having a concave bottom portion that is capable of resting on the back of an animal, the device includes attachment units for connecting to an animal collar and a leash. The device can connect only to the collar of an animal in order to act as an identification unit and to prevent a pet owner from being bitten.08-09-2012
20100275855PET GAME BOARD DETAIL AND BOARD GAME - This invention relates to a pet game cover, comprising a body (11-04-2010
20100199923CAT ATTRACTANT TOY - A cat toy in the form of a hollow spherical shell having an opening configured therein. A power supply is supported by the interior of said shell, and a spindle emanates from the power supply and extends toward the opening An offset weighted element having a borehole configured therein is provided for receipt of the spindle, as is a motor for rotating the offset weighted element about said spindle. A shaft is included for attachment to the spindle which is sized to pass through the opening and which further supports an attractant external to the hollow spherical shell08-12-2010
20100180832PLUSH PET TOY AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING THEREOF - A durable pet toy and a method of constructing thereof, where the toy is constructed by first forming pieces of three-layered material by bonding together an inside layer, a middle layer and an outside layer. The pieces of the three-layered material are then sewn together with a seam and a binding is applied to stress points of the pet toy.07-22-2010
20100180833DOG TRAINING BUMPER COVER SUITABLE FOR WATER TRAINING - A dog training bumper cover having a porous manufactured sleeve is disclosed and described. The porous manufactured sleeve can have an inner surface and an outer surface. A layer of feathers can be attached to the outer surface via an attachment member. The feathers can be attached in either a random or imbricate pattern. Further, the sleeve is configured to at least partially cover a corresponding dog training bumper. These bumper covers can allow for substantially improved marking abilities while also providing a reusable training device suitable for use in water environments which can dry quickly sufficient to substantially reduce growth of mildew, fungus or attraction of insects, as well as substantially reduce rot and degradation of the bumper cover.07-22-2010
20120137986FOOD DISPENSING INTERLOCKING ANIMAL TOY SYSTEM - An animal toy features the ability to connect two or more separate toys of varying shape, size, color, and/or texture, together to create larger and more complex toy systems. The animal toy allows an almost endless variety of toy systems to capture the interest as well as challenge and develop the animal's problem solving skills The animal toy is either solid or include internal chambers for holding and ultimately dispensing food. When two or more toys with the internal chambers are combined the food may flow from the chamber of one toy into another toy several times before exiting the toy system. The increased problem of extracting the food challenges and develops the animal's skills Moreover, by combining solid and food dispensing toys in random combinations further increases the problem solving skills required to completely extract the food from the toy system.06-07-2012
20110214616SOLAR-POWERED BALL - A solar-powered ball is described. The solar-powered ball includes a member positioned in an interior of the solar-powered ball. The member comprises a solar panel that powers motion-activated lights. The solar-powered ball provides a pet toy. The solar-powered ball further includes an internal frame that supports an outer shell. The outer shell allows solar or light radiation to pass through to the solar panel in order to power the motion-activated lights.09-08-2011
20120097113TALKING PET TOYS SYSTEM - A talking pet toys system comprising an audible pet toy for use by a pet, at least one audible speaker; and a DC power source. The pet may include but is not limited to a dog, a cat, or a bird. Further, the audible pet toy comprises an outer covering of material and an inner volume within the outer covering. The inner volume preferably houses stuffing, audible speaker(s), and a DC power source (batteries) contained internally within. The outer covering of the audible pet toy is preferably double-stitched and reinforced so as to be durable in an ‘in-use’ condition such as to withstand repeated dog or cat chewing or bird pecking at the audible pet. In such a manner, audible pet toy may be durable for extended use.04-26-2012
20120042835Animal toy with squeaker - An animal toy includes a compressibly elastically deformable hollow thin-walled elastomer core sealingly circumscribing a center, includes an exterior including a first gravure elastomer relief surface and a second surface, includes a wall less than about eight millimeters thick, and includes points on the exterior at varying distances from the center. A fabric cover is affixed to the second surface and has a selected thickness, the ratio of the thickness of the fabric cover to the thickness of the wall being in the range of 1:6 to 1:0.15.02-23-2012
20100294211Nocturnal Pet Toys - A simulated mouse toy having a prerecorded sound chip therein is provided which emits a prerecorded sound upon physical movement, such as when swatted, rolled or carried, to encourage pets to continue to play. An illumination device, such as luminescent or chemiluminescent coatings or light emitting diodes (LED's) are operatively connected in conjunction the prerecorded sound chip to simultaneously provide a blinking visual stimulation.11-25-2010
20120012068Pet Toy with Adjustable Treat Dispensing Lid - A pet toy with an adjustable treat dispensing lid is disclosed. The lid is connected to a body of the pet toy, and a treat holding enclosure receives treats. The enclosure has an open area which communicates with a treat dispensing opening of the lid enabling treats to be selectively dispensed. The lid may be placed at selected positions with respect to the body thereby changing the size of the exposed treat dispensing opening to thereby selectively change the rate at which treats are dispensed.01-19-2012
20120012067Pet toy - A pet toy (01-19-2012
20110017148Fetch and Retrieve Tossing Toy - A pet toy is provided having a tubular, linearly elongated main body terminated at each end by a replaceable wing assembly. As the toy is flying through the air, the wings provides a visual ‘flapping’ like stimuli, similar to that of the wings of a bird. The instant abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.01-27-2011
20120111283Pet toy producing extended pressure released squeaking sound - The invention relates to a squeaking pet toy that is designed to perform in the reverse of the prior art toys wherein an extended squeaking sound is emitted after emission of intake air is forced through a reed vibrating squeaking device. The squeaking device is housed in a latex bladder which is designed to slowly inflate after compression and force air through the funnel end of the squeaking device causing an extended sound emission which retains the animal's attention and interest.05-10-2012
20110005468Multiple squeaker pet toy - A multiple sound-emitting pet toy comprised of at least two compressible, sound-emitting chambers that return to their original shape once the compressed toy is released from a squeeze. Each sound-emitting chamber is equipped with a squeaker, with each squeaker generally emitting a differently-pitched sound. The compressible, sound-emitting chambers can be of the same shape and arranged in tandem to create a substantially symmetrical toy. The positions of the sound-emitting chambers are maintained by a fabric covering that directly surrounds them. Fastening elements can be positioned at the end of each chamber, to further cooperate with one another upon alignment and affixation of the at least two or more compressible chambers.01-13-2011
20120103274Animal toy with induction charging system - An animal toy includes a novel battery charging system. The system generates electromagnetic waves to recharge a battery in the animal toy. The toy can also include squeaker apparatus. The squeaker apparatus includes a control apparatus that has at least two operative positions, a first operative position that permits air to flow through the squeaker and a second operative position that prevents air from flowing through the squeaker.05-03-2012
20120152180PET TOY HAVING A TREAT DISPENSER ARRANGED IN A CONFIGURATION WHICH FACILITATES TOSSING THE PET TOY INTO THE AIR - The pet toy of the present invention comprises a light weight body and a pet treat dispenser for dispensing a treat to a pet animal upon accessing the pet toy with the pet treat dispenser affixed to the body at a location at or substantially close to the center of gravity of the pet toy and comprising a flexible material divided into at least two sections with each section including one or more layers of flexible material extending from a border area surrounding the perimeter of the pet treat dispenser such that the flexible layer(s) form a plurality of flaps for removably gripping the pet treat.06-21-2012
20090133639PET TOY - This invention relates to a Pet toy, comprising a body structure (05-28-2009
20120125266Launch Apparatus for a Pet Toy - A launch apparatus for a pet toy comprises a launcher and a toy. The launcher further comprises a hook integral with a strap, which strap is integral with a strap connector, which strap connector is integral with a grip, which grip is integral with a shield. The toy further comprises and is integral with a loop; wherein the loop releasably engages the hook of the launcher. Preferably, the loop is located on a ventral surface of and toward a leading edge of the toy. A user launches the toy by placing the loop of the toy over the hook of the launcher, stretching the strap to build elastic energy in the strap, and releasing the toy.05-24-2012
20120167832Maxi - play toy for dogs - The present invention provides specially designed dog toys, manufactured of heavy duty, inflatable rubber material. Circular in shape, these ring-like toys are produced in three sizes, with Maxi toys measuring twelve inches, sixteen inches or twenty inches in diameter all offered for sale. Further, the rubber tubing utilized in the manufacture of the Maxi is thick and impenetrable, thus boasts a reinforced mesh liner or in other embodiments, comparable core. As such, the Maxi is designed to provide a long-lasting alternative to traditional dog toys. Positioned on the inner wall of the Maxi is a small, pinpoint valve for use in filling the device with a standard needle nozzle air hose. A simple air pump is included for sale with this toy, or in other embodiments, the Maxi is offered pre-filled.07-05-2012
20120073514Pet toy containing durable squeaking device - The invention relates to a squeaking pet toy that is designed to continue to emit sound even if an animal has punctured the squeaker mechanism. The double-lipped reed tube design of the pet toy is novel in shape and prevents breakage of the reed tube or slippage into the toy air chamber which would eliminate the toy's ability to emit sound. The inventive toy is encased in a plush type animal shaped cover for pet enticement.03-29-2012
20120073513SHAGGY PET TOY AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION - A toy for a pet and method for fabricating a toy for a pet having a shaggy thick fleece fabric outer coating and an inner body of an elastically deformable rubber core with the rubber hollow core body molded from at least two rubber core sections to form a rubber seam between the sections, and with the sheep fleece covering formed by adhesively attaching the pieces of thick fleece fabric to the rubber core body with each piece of fabric being of an appropriate size and in a thickness of between about 8 mm to 20 mm and having cut edges for forming the outline of a predetermine pattern corresponding to the desired shape for the pet toy and in an arrangement with the cut edges abetting each other on the rubber core surface so that the entire peripheral surface of the rubber core body is covered and with one or more fabric seams being formed which lie along the mated edges in a pattern having an orientation independent of the orientation of the rubber seams.03-29-2012
20120298049LIGHT PROJECTING PET TOY - A laser pet toy including a light source with a focused beam of light of a predetermined shape and programmable random travel across an opaque surface such as a floor or wall to create an engaging image for a pet to play with the image for entertainment or exercise.11-29-2012
20100326368FETCH AND RETRIEVE TOSSING TOY - A pet toy is provided having a tubular, linearly elongated main body terminated at each end by a replaceable wing assembly. As the toy is flying through the air, the wings provides a visual ‘flapping’ like stimuli, similar to that of the wings of a bird. The instant abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.12-30-2010
20120318209Tug Toy With Hand Guard - A tug of war toy with a hand guard on the handle portion of the toy. The hand guard provides protection to the user's hands from accidental biting during play with the pet.12-20-2012
20110226191Animal toy with favure-fabric surface - An animal toy includes a compressibly elastically deformable hollow thin-walled elastomer core sealingly circumscribing a center, includes an exterior including a first gravure elastomer relief surface and a second surface, includes a wall less than about eight millimeters thick, and includes points on the exterior at varying distances from the center. A fabric cover is affixed to the second surface and has a selected thickness, the ratio of the thickness of the fabric cover to the thickness of the wall being in the range of 1:6 to 1:0.15. A line of demarcation separates the exterior into at least two areas.09-22-2011
20120279459BREATHABLE RETRIEVING DEVICE - A retrieving device includes a body with at least one respiratory passageway formed in it through which a dog can breathe when holding the device in its mouth during retrieval. In some embodiments, the body is hollow and in the form of a shell defining an internal cavity that functions as a lateral respiratory passageway, with communicating respiratory passageways formed through the shell. In other embodiments, the body is solid with internal respiratory passageways formed through it. And in still other embodiments, the body has surface features (e.g., grooves or other thinned portions) that function as external respiratory passageways. In use, the respiratory passageways decrease obstructions to enable the dog to breathe more freely to avoid overheating and associated problems. In addition, one or more flotation elements can be provided in the body so provide buoyancy for the retrieving device in the event it's launched into water during retrieving activities.11-08-2012
20120090555PET TOY - A pet toy including a ball configured to roll along a surface, an axle connected to the ball, a rotating member configured to rotate around the axle, and a wire including a first end and a second end. The first end of the wire is attached to the rotating member and the second end of the wire is attached to a toy. The pet toy further includes a weight attached to the rotating member. The wire is configured to extend from the interior of the ball to the exterior of the ball.04-19-2012
20130019812OVERMOLDED PET TOY - A pet toy comprising, in one embodiment, a body have an outer surface, an interior and at least one opening in the outer surface extending into the interior, an overmold supported by the body, and a portion of the overmold extending substantially over the at least one opening and further comprising an inwardly deflectable passage to provide access to the interior therethrough. The interior, in one embodiment, may be provided with a plurality of baffles that create a spiral path.01-24-2013
20080236512FOOD DESPENSING INTERLOCKING ANIMAL TOY SYSTEM - An animal toy features the ability to connect two or more separate toys of varying shape, size, color, and/or texture, together to create larger and more complex toy systems. The animal toy allows an almost endless variety of toy systems to capture the interest as well as challenge and develop the animal's problem solving skills. The animal toys are either solid or include internal chambers for holding and ultimately dispensing food. When two or more toys with the internal chambers are combined the food may flow from the chamber of one toy into another toy several times before exiting the toy system. The increased problem of extracting the food challenges and develops the animal's skills. Moreover, by combining solid and food dispensing toys in random combinations further increases the problem solving skills required to completely extract the food from the toy system.10-02-2008
20080236511PROGRAMMABLE PET TOY - A programmable pet toy, where the movement of the toy or an object of interest attached or connected to the toy is automated, and the operation of the toy can be programmed by the pet owner to operate at desired time intervals or after predetermined time delays to provide automated amusement for a pet. The toy may further include devices for making sounds to attract the attention of a pet, and objects of interest that can be replaced by alternate objects.10-02-2008
20110232581Pet Toy - A pet toy as described has a front side and a back side and is defined by a perimeter element that is generally rubber, urethane or other suitable material. The perimeter element surrounds at least one recess formed on each side of the toy, the recesses forming a flexible membrane between them. One or both surfaces of the membrane has a layer of felted cloth or other fabric secured to the surface. The flexibility of the membrane, combined with the depth of the recesses increases the difficulty for a dog to securely grip the felted cloth and separate it from the pet toy.09-29-2011
20110232580Pet toy and method for making the same - A pet toy includes a length of a plurality of composite strands twisted about each other and first and second knots. Each strand includes an inner core of natural fibers encased in a fabric layer, such as denim.09-29-2011
20110253061Toy, treat and catnip dispenser - A toy with catnip and pet treat dispensers and method for using are disclosed. The catnip dispenser, the third center wall, contains four small circular openings in the enclosure from which the catnip can either exit or be smelled. The treat dispenser, the first center wall, contains a ¾ inch circular opening in the enclosure from which random amounts of pet treats filter out upon exiting from a container enclosed by an interior wall with a ¾ inch circular opening opposite the first center treat dispenser wall. The pet is encouraged to roll the toy. The forward, backward and sideward rolling motion of the catnip dispenser and treat dispenser causes it to release catnip and/or pet treats through the openings at the bottom of the dispenser walls. The catnip and/or pet treats roll out the openings, encouraging the pet to further interact with the dispensers for fun and exercise.10-20-2011
20080223306Tabby's massaging catrod - The “Tabby's Massaging Catrod” is a cat toy that uses a Massaging Pin attachment to offer a cat a surface to massage itself on. The Master holds the rod, and with it can cast a toy ball for the cat to chase. This ball is attached to a spool, and string that is housed inside the rod. This making it different, and newly distinguishable from other cat toys that look like a simple fishing rod.09-18-2008
20130167778Flying discs for canine catching having an anti-glare surface that prevents canine misses due to sunflash phenomenon - A flying disc for canines featuring a non-reflective, anti-glare surface that eliminates the possibility of misses caused by the reflection of sunlight from the glossy surface of a typical flying disc (sunflash), thereby allowing said disc to be more consistently caught by dogs. The anti-glare surface of the disc is obtained by incorporating into the surface, of an injection mold, a special frosted texture that is transferred to each disc produced in the mold. The frosted texture must contain enough fine detail to eliminate glare yet be non-abrasive in nature so as not to cause undue wear to canine teeth. The frosted surface texture may also be applied by processes including, but not limited to, in-mold decorating, decal, water-born graphic transfer, heat transfer, painting, acid bath, or other similar process.07-04-2013
20130092097PLAY TOYS AND TECHNIQUES FOR FABRICATING PLAY TOYS - A play toy has a series of play objects and a connecting member connecting the play objects together for undergoing translation and rotary movement relative to the connecting member and to one another.04-18-2013
20090314222Pet toy - An improved pet toy has a toy body composed of polyolefin having good flexibility and resiliency, which is an ethylene vinylacetate copolymer. The pet toy can be cylindrical in shape, toroidal in shape, spherical in shape, or can have a saucer-shape having an aerodynamic form for gliding.12-24-2009
20080196676Self supporting pet toy - A pet activity toy which includes an attachment, extender and base. The attachment is in the form of, for example, a pet toy for attracting and engaging a pet. The extender is in the form of a flexible wand releaseably appended to the attachment by use of a first snap fit connector. The base is employed as a stabilizer element for maintaining the proper orientation of the wand, the base being releaseably connected to the wand by use of a second snap fit connector.08-21-2008
20120272921Kinetic rocking toy - A Kinetic, reconfigurable modular structure having hollow track sub-components and an internal motioning device(s). The invention employs multiples of 1-5 unique modular hollow track part(s), each connecting to one another. A more basic version would use one repeatable, multi-positional modular track part. Both versions employ at least one internal motioning device(s). These modules connect securely to one another to create a multitude of 3-dimensional, rollercoaster-like tubular structures. The outer structure along with the internal motioning device(s) will easily rock or roll to and fro. The track modules assemble to create end-to-end structures or continuous loop structures where the internal device navigates throughout the structure. A continuous slot can be incorporated into the track modules to allow for unobstructed contact with the internal device. The internal device(s) can be battery powered thus allowing for self-propelled motion, vibration, sound, and/or lights. The integration of a motion sensor would automatically trigger these electronics.11-01-2012
20130180465DOG TOY - A dog toy having a center portion and two opposedly positioned free ends. Each of the free ends of the elongated member includes a plurality of extension members [tines] having a first end connected to the elongated member and a free end spaced apart from the connected portion. The extension members are manufactured by a series of cuts made through each of the free ends of the elongated member. Hence, the user throws the stick through the air, wind or air passes through the slots created by the extension members thereby making an intermittent whistling noise to attract the dog's attention. Further, the extension members of the elongated member make a loud thrashing or clacking noise as the apparatus reaches the ground before retrieval.07-18-2013
20130192536PET EXERCISE AND TRAINING DEVICE - A pet exercise and training device for exercising and training dogs comprising a rod constructed of a sturdy, yet light weight, class 200 or comparable PVC pipe and a bungee cord tether line preferably covered with a Dacron® polyester sheathing for greater strength, durability and weather resistance, and for preventing whiplash to the dog. The hand held flirt pole of the present invention is especially suitable for exercising and training dogs such as pit bulls and other hyperactive and powerful dogs that require the use of a sturdy and unbreakable flirt pole.08-01-2013
20130192535Rubber Dog Toy with Thrower - Dog retrieval toy consists of both a retrievable component and an attachable throwing arm. The retrievable component is composed entirely of rubber with its symmetry based around a hollow axis. The axis of the retrievable component is designed to fit perpendicularly into the distal gripping fingers of the attachable throwing arm. The axis of the retrievable component is hollow to accommodate treat material as well as decrease production costs by reducing the amount of material. While holding onto the handle of the attachable throwing arm, picking up the retrievable component is accomplished by fitting the retrievable components' axis into the throwing arm's distal gripping fingers by pressing the retrievable component against the ground with the attachable throwing arm. The retrievable component is released from the grip of the throwing arm simply by the force of the throw.08-01-2013
20120085294Interactive Feline Toy - An interactive toy for use by domestic felines. The toy is comprised of an outer shell wrapped with material suitable for scratching, a removable attractant insert with a plaything attached to the lid, and an interior treat-containing cavity having a sidewall opening to restrictably release said treats. The toy combines the major activities and entertainment forms of a typical domestic cat into a one combined plaything.04-12-2012
20130206080SOUND-MAKING PET TOY - A sound-making pet toy includes a shell having an opening and an inner space accessible through the opening and a sound-making body having a reduced state and an expanded state larger than the reduced state. When the sound-making body is disposed in the opening, it has the reduced state and when it is disposed in the inner space, it has the expanded state. The sound-making body has a resilient air-holding body and a sound making device that is responsive to air from the air holding body passing through the sound-making body. When the sound-making body is in the expanded state, it is lodged against the inner surface of the shell. When the sound-making body is in the expanded state, it expels air from the resilient air holding body when a force impacts the shell. In the expanded state, it is larger than the opening.08-15-2013

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