Our Story

Hi, my name is Leah and this is Willie, a one-year-old pit bull mix who came into my life and brought happiness and joy beyond any measure I ever thought possible. Willie is happy to be with me as well. He waited only a short time for me to find him at the Cincinnati SPCA. The caretaker at the SPCA told me Willie was a special dog, which turned out to be an understatement.

Willie waiting for me to find him at the SPCA.
Willie waiting for me at the SPCA.

I met Willie in early November 2015 when he was an awkward six-month-old, gangling pup. I brought him home, not having a clue what it meant to have a puppy in the house. Willie wasn’t feeling all that great, and as we lay down to sleep in my bed that first night, he snuggled next to me, him the little spoon, all warm and soft, and he whimpered a soft sigh (I’m not making that up, I swear) and I was done for. That was it. He was going to be my special pibble love forever.

Little did I know then about the gnawing, chewing needs of someone like Willie. He chewed tables, chairs, beds, it didn’t matter. He shredded socks and blankets. He ate the mail and remote controls. Nike is his favorite flavor.

But I was very much in love with him, and so I learned quickly. If I was going to be able to keep a stick of furniture or a single shoe, I was going to need toys quickly. Good ones and lots of them.

I designed this site to direct other parents of aggressive chewers toward tough toys that will stand up to the use and abuse our best friends dish out to their toys.

Willie is never shy about sharing his feelings, and I am happy to pass his opinions – and the resulting savings – on to you! Please share your thoughts if you have an opinion about or experience with any of the toys on this site. And you are very welcome to get involved by rating the toys you see here. Also, please let me know if you have a particular toy you want me to review. We are always looking for new toys.

We hope you enjoy the site and find lots of good toys and useful information!

Willie after a long day of destruction.
Willie after a long day of destruction.