Fun articles and tips by West Paw Design.

Ten Dog Breeds That Love to Show Affection

We've all heard that owning a dog is good for you... According to the website, Psychology Today, dogs are known to increase your quality of life as well as your longevity.  Pet owners typically have lower blood pressure and lower cholesterol than non-pet-owners! If you don't already own a dog, here are some breeds to check out if you love dog snuggles and cuddles...  

Paw Flops - Introducing Flip-Flops for Dogs

Introducing our newest product:  Paw Flops!

Flip-flop for dogs?!  Really?  No, not really.  


Wishing you and your favorite furry trickster a day fool of smiles! 

With all the demands in your day, we wanted to give you an excuse to take a break and smile a little.

Glow in the Dark Zisc dog frisbee Video

Have fun without the sun! Glow-in-the-dark Zisc will let you and your dog play fetch after dark.

Chew vs. Play - Choose the right dog toy

Every dog is different, so when it comes to choosing the right dog toy for your dog, you need to consider your dog’s personality and habits.  You also need to consider how you plan to use the dog toy with your dog.

Tough dog frisbee - read the reviews

Zisc is a super strong dog frisbee toy that holds up fetch after fetch... even with those aggressively tough fetching dogs.  The Zisc dog frisbee is made from a super durable material called Zogoflex®.  Unlike other tough dog toys, the Zisc is actually pliable, soft and even floats.  Zisc flies great and even though it is durable, it is still gentle on dogs' mouths, but don't take our word for it - read our customers' reviews:


Stuff Dog People Say (Video)

After seeing numerous videos on "Stuff People say"... we decided to make our own "DOG version" (you may be more familiar with the other name "Sh*t Dog People Say" - but we're trying to keep it PG).  We absolutely had a blast thinking of all the things that Dog lovers say. We headed out to a few of our favorite local dog parks, and searched for some volunteers to help with the video.  Despite the snowy weather, we found many friendly faces (dogs and human) that were more than happy to help with the making of our video.

New dog toy becomes an instant favorite at the dog park

The newest member of West Paw Design’s Zogoflex family of dog toys is Twiz™ — a spiraling toy that gives the time-honored game of fetch a dynamic new spin.

Fun Pet Tips for the 4th of July

Independence Day is so much fun for people... here's some tips to make the holiday a little more enjoyable for pets too:

Dog Beds: Versatile dog mats for crates, cars, around the house, travel, the office...

Dog mats are so versatile that more and more people are choosing to get these mats in addition to their dog's night-time pillow bed.  These durable, long-lasting dog mats are perfect for catching dirt and providing a little extra cushion no matter where your dog is hanging out.  

Tidbits about Pets and the Environment

In honor of Earth Day we would like to share a few interesting tidbits about pets and the environment.