Standard Poodle (arriving April 21st !!)
Interesting dental theory. Seems plausible especially if he's retrieving it from a dirt covered area. Oh yeah! I forgot a flirt pole! I'll make one sometime. Thanks fir the tips!I let my puppies play with golf balls until they are around 5 months old. The golf ball is the perfect size for a spoo puppy mouth. When the puppy gets to ~5 months the puppy is big enough that it becomes possible for him to swallow the ball. At that point I retire the golf balls.
Our mutt pup girls loved chewing on carrots when they were teething. For some reason none of my spoos have liked carrots, but YMMV.
Galen's second favorite toy, after his squeaky balls, is his flirt pole. I made one very cheaply using thin PVC pipe. Here's a link to the thread: Difficult Poodle Puppy