Want An Easy Way To Keep Your Dog Happy And Healthy In Less Than 10 Minutes A Day?
According to a 2012 survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53% of adult dogs were classified as overweight or obese by their veterinarian. In addition to the health concerns, many experts say that lack of exercise is a leading cause of hyperactive and destructive behavior in dogs.
As the owner of two beloved pit bull dogs, I'm always looking for ways to keep them well exercised. My busy schedule doesn't allow for the long walks recommended by professional dog behaviorists. I read about something called a flirt pole and thought it would be worth trying out. It works by converting the natural prey drive instinct in dogs into exercise as they attempt to catch the lure by sprinting, changing direction, and jumping.
So I bought one of the fiberglass rod flirt poles that are made in China. The good news is the dogs went crazy chasing the lure. The bad news is it lasted one day. One chomp on the tip of the rod and the fiberglass broke and splintered in my dog's mouth. I was angry and decided to design my own.
Sure, you can make a simple DIY flirt pole following instructions online. But I didn't want a simple flirt pole, I wanted the best flirt pole possible. So I developed the Squishy Face Studio Flirt Pole, which I truly believe is the ultimate dog exercise toy for busy people. Our Flirt Poles are made in the USA using components tested for durability, strength, safety and light weight.
Here are some features that make our Flirt Pole V2 the best:
- The only flirt pole on the market that uses bungee cord to prevent “whiplash” when lure is caught
- Perfect for people with limited mobility
- Our tough dog toys can be used with dogs of any size
- Also works great as a training tool and provides the mental exercise dogs need
- Regular size flirt pole has a 36” pole section and 52” cord
- Jr size available for smaller play areas with 24" pole and 42" cord
- Includes your choice of durable braided fleece lures in two color combinations, with or without squeaker
- Easily change lures without the use of fasteners that can injure your dog's mouth
- Lightweight. The Flirt Pole with the included lure weighs less than one pound
- Soft, non-slip grip and wrist strap for easy handling
Imagine a quiet evening at home after a long, grueling day at work. The only sound you hear is an occasional “snort, snort” and the muffled “fruff, fruff, fruff” of dream barking. Your furry best friend is sleeping like a log, tuckered out from playing with the Flirt Pole. You are relaxed too. Comforted knowing you are helping your four-legged family stay happy and healthy while still having time to put your aching feet up and let your body soak into soft cushions. This could be your night too!
With our One Year No Risk Guarantee, you can return any of our tough dog toys for any reason within one year of purchasing for a full refund, including shipping costs (if applicable). What are you waiting for? Order yours now!
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Our 5 month old Rottweiler absolutely LOVES the flirt pole! Super amazing product!!! I recommend this product to anyone!
Being a dog trainer I know how important it is to exercise your dog. Coming up in the dog training in the street I looked for different ways of running a dog and I have spent countless hours trying different things. When I came across this I felt like all my problems were answered. This toy/tool is the only thing that I can get these dogs to chase with vigor if I didn't have the floor people my business would have failed by now. I am so happy that I have the flirt pole to use thank you squishy face for inventing the very best exercising told the dog training industry has ever seen.
I run a pet store that is also a licensed shelter in Naperville, IL. When we have busy dogs that need to burn off energy we will spend 15 to 20 minutes playing with this toy and it exhausts them. This is way more effective than a walk. It challenges them both physically and mentally. It is by far the best toy for big guys like pit mixes. Really drains them of aggression of any kind. Our little store beagle/dachshund that has the opportunity to play with anything here loves the flirt pole more than any other toy. She loves the interaction with whoever is on the other end of the toy. Just cant say enough good things about this toy!
The quality of the product is great! My dog loves to chase the lure, and I love giving him exercise without wearing myself out when I am too tired for a long walk.
The flirt pole is an ingenious toy for people with active dogs. It is also a good toy for the handler. The handler learns how to observe his dog. He learns just when to pull it out to of his dog's at the correct time so to begin the play again.
My German Shepherd LOVES this toy!!! I recommend it to everyone! I don't have time to go on long walks and I'm not a runner so this thing is a life saver! With Vala still being a puppy she still has lots of energy so we play twice a day. We don't play in the rain so if it rains for a couple days I notice a HUGE difference in her behavior. She gets into everything if she doesn't get her energy out.
She likes to play rough so the bungee cord ended up breaking in February (lasted about 6-7 months). I sent an email explaining what happened and asking if I could buy a replacement cord, which unfortunately wasn't available. However, since it was within the one year warranty time frame they sent me a new one for free! I went ahead and bought another one just so that we'll have 2 in case one breaks. But seriously this is my all time favorite toy we have. It's super fun to watch her go crazy for it and it seems to be the only thing that wears her out :)
I attended a dog training workshop where the primary focus was connecting with your dog. She had a flirt pole there. I had borrowed one from someone. I also watched your video and understand why you are smiling. I thought I knew what I was doing when I received your product. Today, Christmas Day, I tried your product, in the backyard with my dog and his girlfriend. I do not know who enjoyed it more. The dogs were chasing the tail and I heard this spontaneous, unadulterated giggle. It was coming from me! The elastic is perfect. It gives just a bit but doesn't come flinging back into the operators face. Just adds a little dimension to the game. I ordered the squeaker but don't think it is necessary. Glad both are the same price.
We love our flirt pole. My dog gets great exercise in a small space. She loves to jump and this toy helps her to catch him air without jumping on me. (She is 100lbs!) She is fond of getting the elastic cord and I am hoping it will hold up to our rough play. So far, so good.
We have a minigoldendoodle with lots of energy and he just loves his new toy! He even goes looking for it in the garage. It's great to use before a walk or after being in the crate for a few hours. So much fun, I think the neighbor dogs are jealous!