Dogs love toys and just like a person they love to get a new toy to play with. If you like to crochet you can make your dog personal toys just for them. Crocheted dog toys can be made with acrylic yarn or for a more appealing toy you can use wool. If you are making a toy that is to be stuffed you can use wool to stuff it with. You can also use cotton or polyester filling to fill your dog toy. Cotton is also a good filling that will make your toy soft and squishy.
There are so many toys you can make for your dog to play with. If your dog likes to go hunting you can make them a crochet bird toy to play with. Or you can make a Bunny, Puppy Toy for your hunting dog.
Your dog may like to play tug of war with another dog or with a human. A Heart Tug Dog Toy can be a great tug of war toy for your dog. You can crochet this toy with a strong yarn so it will last longer.
You may want a dog toy that looks like something to eat like the Dog-gone Dog Bone. You can make this toy any color and it will look good to chew on.
Some dogs love to play fetch. For a dog that likes to play fetch you can make a crocheted Doggy Kong Play Ball. This ball can be filled with cotton, wool or a polyester filling and it can be thrown and the dog can go fetch it.
The Dog Woobie Toy is a great toy for any dog. It can be a comfort for your dog to have their very own woobie. They can be cuddle with or chewed on and they are fun to make for the person doing the crocheting.
The Pocos Toy is a simple little toy to crochet and it does not take long to make. If you are a just beginning to learn to crochet this toy may be a good project for you. It is also a lovely toy for a small to medium size dog.
You can find many nice free toy patterns to crochet for your dog to enjoy at http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/pet_items.php. You can also find sweaters, leashes and costumes for you dog to wear. And if you have a cat you can find some nice things for them too.