A dog Frisbee is a flat, disc-shaped dog toy. It is thrown with a flick of the wrist, and instead of “falling through the air” the way a thrown ball does, it glides through the air. Use a Frisbee the same way you would any other fetch toy – you throw it, and your dog brings it back. But it’s the gliding movement that makes a Frisbee a unique fetch toy. If thrown correctly, your dog can chase the Frisbee, leap, and grab it mid-air. You might also hear a dog Frisbee referred to as…
Types of dog Frisbees: Soft dog frisbee vs Hard dog frisbee
While out shopping, you’ll find two different types of Frisbees, each with pros and cons…
1. Soft dog Frisbees If you are simply looking for a Frisbee to toss around your yard, a soft Frisbee should be your first choice. Soft Frisbees are generally made from rubber, foam or nylon fabric and are designed to be easily thrown by beginners and experts alike. Pros: Affordable More durable Commonly available Cons: Less accurate More difficult to throw long distances Can show drool marks Best for: The casual throw at your local dog park
2. Hard dog Frisbees
A lightweight plastic Frisbee can be thrown farther, more accurately and float better than a Frisbee made from any other material. This quality makes plastic Frisbees the number one choice for those who compete in professional disc dog tournaments.