My Humans got me a bunch of toys for last Christmas and I kept them in good shape. I really appreciated them and enjoyed them.
With Christmas around the corner, I am growing concerned. I would love to have some new ones for variety, what if my Humans feel that I don't need any more toys? Is there something that I could do to encourage them to get me more toys? Is there some time left for them to get them?
Dear Concerned Canine,
Don't be concerned! There's good news for you and all others in this situation!
Pay careful attention to my advice. First you must gather up all your favorite and non-favorite toys. Then begin to detach some eyes of the toys; give a pull on a loose thread at the seam of a plushie; chew on a corner of a rubber toy... you get the idea. It will take no time at all to see some "distress" or worn spots begin to appear on your toys.
Don't be concerned with tearing or chewing up a favorite toy of yours. This method has two added benefits! Fisrt, you will have new "favorite" toys. Secondly, this "chewing" activity promotes healthy gums and strong teeth!
Below are some examples of my favorite toys, I just got these in November when I came to my new home! See! It really takes no time at all!
I chewed off the nose of this hedgehog!
By removing the eyes of this squirrel, it never saw me coming!
Give the ear and the lable tag a shred. It works in a pinch!
This one my favorite! Remove the eyes and tear an arm!
After modifying your toys a bit, remember to add in your special "puppy eyes"! It works everytime! Also with 6 "shopping days", there is plenty of time for your humans to shop for new toys. They will be making lots of "quick" shopping trips to the mall, grocery stores and even those "Dollar" stores! Toys for canines can be found in practically all stores!
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas,
P.S. An added advice, next year begin the alteration of your toys the day after Thanksgiving to avoid the Christmas rush