This is Finola, who shares a household with Morgan in Tucson, Arizona.

Do you think Finola has enough toys?

Morgan tells me that, “She’s very particular…. Oddly enough, her absolute favorite toy is a toilet paper roll. She can’t get enough of them.”

11 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday 4/20”

  1. LOL. I got a Maltese in December and she has been collecting toys ever since. She loves stuffed dogs especially!

  2. Finola is so cute! And what a pretty name. I can never get over how we spend hundreds of dollars on toys and they still prefer playing with the recycling. 🙂

    1. Ha, ha! A friend with a greyhound has the same favorite toy, so for her birthday I brought over a gift-wrapped toilet paper roll. It was a huge hit!

  3. We LOVE toilet paper rolls, to-go coffee cups and paper towel rolls. Easy peasy. Mom just has to sweep more often :). from the hounds at Silverwalk

  4. Hi Y’all,

    Finola must be related to the little boy with all kinds of store bought toys but preferred a tin can and two sticks. He grew up to be a drummer in a band. Wonder what Finola will end up doing?

    Y’all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  5. Of course not, she needs more! You can never have enough toys. Just remember we doggies have a very loose definition of what constitutes a toy. Better to give us a broad range of our own or we’ll discover some of yours. I think Mama reading glasses are an excellent chew toy. She decided to substitute a rubber bone instead. I can live with that.
    Your Pal,

    Just Hopping by.

    Come by and see me if you like. 🙂

  6. I agree that a dog cannot have too many toys! I like socks from the laundry basket, anything from a wastebasket and just leave a tissue around. GONE. I once ate Mom’s Bluetooth, but that was the only time I got to enjoy a really expensive toy! So, go for the toilet tissue rolls. Hmmmm. I wonder if I’d like them? Pretty tasty, I bet!

  7. I like how most of Finola’s stuffies look to be the same size as her!

    My foster dog, Sinatra, was rescued from a breeding facility and has no clue what to do with toys. I picked up this trick as a volunteer at the humane society – put some treats inside a toilet paper roll and crumple the ends and you have an engaging and yummy toy for a bored dog. I use bits of hot dog and string cheese and Sinatra LOVES to shred the roll and scarf the snacks. I call it cheese dog on a TP roll!

    A few years ago, I went to an open house and the realtor had brought her toddler with her. The little girl was sitting on the empty living room floor, unrolling a toilet paper roll and having a complete blast. I always think of that when I’m buying baby shower gifts. Someday I’m going to have the guts to just buy a jumbo pack of TP and wrap it up!

    -Chandra at Daley’s Dog Years

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