Super Cool Kickstarter Toy Looks Cool And Will Exercise Your Dog’s G
What if there was dog toy with a design so beautiful, you couldn’t tell it was created for a dog?
That’s the question Michelle Moy and Billy Shih hope to answer with their new dog toy, currently up for funding on Kickstarter.
Named after their ridiculously adorable Welsh Corgi Odin (he’s also the company’s Chief Quality Inspector… hehe), they’re seeking to make a puzzle toy that is both beautiful and functional. With The Odin, we think it’s pretty safe to say they’ve succeeded!
The Odin has a really cool, geometric shape — it’s almost like a ball, but with angles. Right now, the plan is to make it in a gorgeous Slate color, but down the road, Moy and Shih would also like to produce it in Coral and Black.
The Odin has two flaps on either side where you can insert treats, along with four different sized holes placed around its midsection. Your dog’s job is to get the treats of the toy, and you can make this more or less difficult depending on what size treat you use.
The super cool thing about The Odin is that you can interlock two or more of them together like Lego — if you have a bigger dog or your pooch masters the art of treat retrieval from a single Odin, you can put multiples together to raise difficulty level. And of course, you can always put a treat inside each separate ball, which will keep your pup engaged for even longer.
And don’t worry — The Odin isn’t just another pretty face: it’s also super-safe for your dog. The material it’s made of is tough, food safe, latex free and phthalate free. The special material is made to last and is even dishwasher safe. Pretty cool, huh?
Interested in getting The Odin for your dog? Then go check out their Kickstarter page and throw some funding their way! You can donate as little as a dollar, all the way up to $2,000 if you’ve got some serious coin to spare.
Their fundraising goal is $25,000. Right now, they’re at around $8,700 – there’s a bit of a ways to go. The Kickstarter campaign closes on November 13, 2014, so there’s still time.
If you’d like to see The Odin (the toy and the adorable Welsh Corgi) in action, check out the cute video below.
Christina Peden is a lifelong animal lover and avid wordsmith. She lives in Toronto with her boyfriend Ryan where they are proud pet parents to puppy, Matilda and cat, Oscar. In her spare time, she can be found enjoying Toronto, Canada's all-too-short patio season, taking advantage of the city's numerous parks or curled up with a good book.
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