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Flirt poles

Post by Katlin » Wed Apr 02, 2014 12:46 am

Well I heard about this from WhiteElk waaay back when but just re-discovered it from my friend who trains K9 unit shepherds. Basically it's a lunge whip (used to drive horses in a circle on a lunge line) and a piece of fabric tied to the end. I've only tried it in the house do far and Wylie looooves it! I'll try and get a video of him outside with it. Seems to be good with dogs that have a high prey drive.

Here's my ghetto one that I made. The whip is from Lammles ($6.00) and the fabric is just a square of fleece tied securely to the end.
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Here's a video of him playing tonight for the first time

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Post by balto13 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 2:58 pm

:lol: My dog loves to plays with the cat toy. I didn't know they were called flirt poles though, definitely has a different suggestion than cat toy for dogs (Which is what I see it as the same. Only larger and more dog accustomed). Wylie is adorable in the video :D

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Post by HiTenshi16 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:54 pm

Zelda also loves to try to play with the cats toy version of this, it's like going fishing for a Ta-shark-an :P I'm planning on visiting a couple tack shops this Friday so I can get one of these for Zelda :D
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Post by Ryphen » Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:31 pm

Kumho loves the cat version too. Can't play with it with the cats when he's around at all. Maybe I should look into getting a dog appropriate one.

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Re: Flirt poles

Post by Tiantai » Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:32 pm

Wylie is so cute ♥
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Post by Katlin » Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:05 am

It's better to have a bigger one, that way they won't wreck it and they can "kill" the "prey" without breaking the pole lol!
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Re: Flirt poles

Post by Ryphen » Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:25 pm

Yesterday he decided he was going to "kill" my kitchen sponge. :roll: I could probably attach anything to the end of it and he'd chase it. Might be a good time to finally do that fur project and save a scrap or two!

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Post by Katlin » Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:37 pm

Ryphen wrote:Yesterday he decided he was going to "kill" my kitchen sponge. :roll:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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