Best Indestructible Chew Toys For Dogs: Top Rated List


Some dog toys are designed to last much longer than others when chewed on by dogs that are more heavy or aggressive chewers. 

Of course, no dog toy is completely chew proof or indestructible (some dogs may simply be too powerful, and all toys eventually come to the end of their usable lifespan)

But, in this guide, we list some of the dog toys that are designed specifically to be tougher and more durable.

You might call these dog toys some of the most chew resistant on the market, compared to other popular dog toys.

Let’s take a look …


(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)

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Best Indestructible Chew Toys For Dogs: Top Toys

Some of the top choices for indestructible type chew toys for heavy chewers are:


Specifically for smaller dogs and puppies, you might try:


You may also find that some homemade/DIY dog toys like plastic soda bottles, or natural dog toys like a wooden stick/branch may also be fairly durable.

Read more about homemade and DIY dog toys in this guide.


Best Indestructible Chew Toys For Dogs: Reviews

Monster K9 Dog Toys Ultra Durable Chew Toy

A dog toy shaped like a rubber tire

Currently has a lifetime one-time replacement guarantee (*But, check at the time you purchase)

Made from industrial strength natural rubber

100% FDA approved materials

Has been tested on German Shepherds, Pitbulls, Mastiffs, Labs and other breeds


KONG Extreme Ball Dog Toy

Made from KONG’s Extreme black rubber formula

Made for durability and power chewing dogs – also made to be puncture resistant

Good for fetch and exercise games

Ball has some bounce to it

Available in a small, and medium/large size for different sized dogs

*Medium/large is currently for dogs 15 to 65lbs – check sizing at time of purchase

*Small is currently for dogs up to 20lbs – check sizing at time of purchase

Made in the USA with globally sourced materials


Nylabone Original Dura Chew Dog Chew

A toy shaped like a bone

Made of nylon that is designed to be durable, and is for more aggressive chewers

The power chew range is specifically for heavier chewers

Has ridges on it that are designed to help clean dogs’ teeth

The XL size bone toy is designed for dogs over 50lbs – check sizing of each sized bone at time of purchase


West Paw Design Jive Zogoflex Durable Ball Dog Toy

A ball dog toy made to be durable

Several different sizes and colors available

Fits into a standard ball thrower/launcher

Floats, bounces, is dishwasher safe, and is recyclable

Is from West Paw’s ‘Chew’ range, as opposed to the play and puzzle ranges

Is FDA compliant

Made in the USA (West Paw Design is a small manufacturer of products made in Bozeman, Montana)

West Paw is a certified B Corporation


KONG Extreme Dog Toy

A KONG dog toy made from KONG’s Extreme black rubber material

You can stuff food or treats inside the KONG

Comes in different sizes for different sized dogs

Made in the USA from globally sourced materials

Can be used as a fetch toy, for enrichment, as a food puzzle toy and as a chew toy


West Paw Zogoflex Tux Interactive Treat Dispensing Dog Chew Toy

A treat dispensing toy made to be durable

Place regular treats or frozen/mushed food inside

Several different sizes and colors available

Floats, bounces, is dishwasher safe, and is recyclable

Is from West Paw’s ‘Chew’ range, as opposed to the play and puzzle ranges

Is FDA compliant

Made in the USA (West Paw Design is a small manufacturer of products made in Bozeman, Montana)

West Paw is a certified B Corporation


Chuckit! Ultra Ball 

A colorful ball dog toy 

Comes in many different sizes for different sized dogs

Has a squeaker insider and is designed to bounce high

Can be paired with a Chuckit! ball launcher for fetch

Has a thick rubber core – making it OK for some chewers

Comes as a 2 pack


Mammoth Pet Products 3-Knot Rope Tug

A 36 inch cotton blend 3 knot rope dog toy

Mainly for large dogs


Nylabone Power Chew Wishbone Dog Chew Toy

A wishbone shaped chew dog toy

Designed for dogs up to 35lbs

Designed for more aggressive chewers

Has bristles on it to help with cleaning a dog’s teeth

From Nylabone’s power chew range

Contains original flavoring


Raw Bones

Raw bones approved by your dog’s vet can be a good option – especially the bigger ones.

Make sure to stay away from cooked bones which can break/splinter and be swallowed by dogs.


Deer and Elk Antlers

Some dogs get a lot of durability out of chewing on deer and elk antlers.


Homemade/DIY Dog Toys & Wooden Sticks

Some people get a lot of use out of homemade/DIY dog toys such as soda bottles with the lid screwed on, or without the lid on.

Wooden sticks that are big enough for your dog not to swallow, and with the sharp edges rounded off, can also be a good options.

At the very least – these toys can be cheap to replace if your dog goes through them quickly (compared to regular dog toys).


Best Indestructible Chew Toys For Dogs: Buyer’s Guide

Why Do Dogs and Puppies Chew?

Some reasons may include:

– Attention seeking

Dogs may destroy things to get your attention


– Boredom

Dogs have a decent level of intelligence, and they need mental stimulation. If you don’t give them this mental stimulation, they will keep their brains occupied with chewing. 


Lack of exercise and excess energy

Chewing may be a way that dogs expend energy they haven’t spent during walking.


– Loneliness and separation anxiety

A lonely dog may get so lonely that they need a release. Chewing is one way dogs release energy.


– Youth & Teething

Puppies naturally want to explore things with their mouth. They also go through teething up until about 6 months of age – where they want to chew on things to ease the pain and ache of new teeth coming through.


– Individual Personality Of The Dog

Some dogs just naturally like to chew more than others


What Are The Best Types Of Dog Chew Toys, and Why?

Generally, the more solid toys and objects tend to be better for chewing. The rubber toys are one example of this.

Thin toys and objects, and a lot of threaded toys tend to be broken down easily by power chewers.


How Long Will These Dog Toys Last?

It depends on your individual dog and their chewing power and style.

For some they may only last a few second or minutes, and for others they may last months and years.


Buyer’s Guide & FAQ Guide For Dog Toys

We put together this buyer’s and FAQ guide for dog toys where we outline information on:

The substitution of interaction, attention and exercise for dog toys

Different types and styles of dog toys

Different materials commonly used in dog toys

New, secondhand, homemade and DIY, and sustainable/eco friendly and natural dog toys

What size dog toy to get

How you might maintain your dog’s interest in it’s toys

Safety considerations for dog toys

How you might find safe dog toys (and some further information on dog toy safety)

Other potential problems with some dog toys

Dog toys specifically for puppies

What to do with used dog toys

How to wash/clean dog toys safely



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