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TurnUp™
Resilient, natural rubber throw toy
DESCRIPTION

This interactive toy is almost round, so it bounces in all directions - ideal for athletic dogs of any size.

It is compatible with ball throwers for hours of fetching fun!

KEY FEATURES
  • Durable, resilient and virtually indestructible
  • Gum-massaging design can be filled with treats
  • Two-hole design prevents suction
  • Tennis ball-sized toy fits in standard sized ball thrower
  • Made from natural latex rubber, a renewable, sustainable resource
  • Natural rubber is resilient, stretchy, bouncy and durable
  • Made in Vietnam
INTENDED USE
  • Park fetching
  • Treat dispensing
  • At-home play
  • A great alternative to a tennis ball


    Please note:  All Ruffwear toys are interactive and intended for supervised play.  They are not designed to be chew toys. Once the interactive play has finished, place the Ruffwear toy out of your dog's reach and replace with a designated chew toy.
  
  
 
  Price: $14.95
 
 
 
     

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Average Rating

5 out of 5

Number of Reviews: 50 customers reviewed this product.

Recommended: 48 out of 50 said they would recommend this product.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Fritz & Maddie

Date of Review: 4/3/2014

We kick up our paws in: Tucson, AZ

My canine companion(s): Mutts - Boxer-mix and Pitt-mix

Best in the world!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This has been the only toy, and I mean the ONLY toy that our dogs cannot destroy! By far their favorite, since it takes such weird bounces and has the nice squishy feel to it when they've got it in their mouth. As someone said, they last and last until eventually the material ages and hardens a bit and starts to crack. I think if you keep them indoors they may last forever. No other toy comes even close. I wish they would make more options!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Opie and Scout

Date of Review: 3/7/2014

We kick up our paws in: Clifton, Ohio

My canine companion(s): Dauchsund, and Beagle

Love it

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This little toy is on its third dog. we love to play with it in the yard. But if we are busy Opie likes to play alone with it also. It is so tough he is a real chewer and he has not been able to chew this one up.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Rico

Date of Review: 12/31/2013

We kick up our paws in: Moose Jaw, SK, Canada

My canine companion(s): german shepherd

Look at the number of stars!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This product has rated 5 out of 5 stars, and I agree. Got this for my dog for Christmas, and I had to take it away from him after he chewed and played with it for 4 hours straight. In between me having to retrieve it from the middle of dust bunnies under the bed and couch, of course. I've decided he likes this toy so much because it must be the exact same size as a tennis ball, his other love. However, it takes him less than 60 seconds to reduce a tennis ball to a useless and easily ingested pile of fuzz and plastic. After 4 hours of steady chewing, there was not a mark on this toy. It also fits in the Chuck-it, as advertised.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Southern Gold's Royal Chariot Apollo DSA,CGC,SD

Date of Review: 12/29/2013

We kick up our paws in: Montgomery, AL

My canine companion(s): Amstaff

Awesome!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Another hit! Great for chewing, fetching, and treat dispensing. Also the turnup as well as the huckama and gourdo have a wonderful herbal scent.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Brode

Date of Review: 10/16/2013

We kick up our paws in: Omaha, grass

My canine companion(s): Giant Schnauzer

very good

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

only dog toy that he can't immediately chew up; although once they age (for 2 years) they do break up

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: ella

Date of Review: 9/20/2013

We kick up our paws in: santa barbara ca

My canine companion(s): choc lab

fantastic

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

we have a choc lab puppy and she loves this toy. The unpredictable bounces make for very entertaining puppy viewing.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Layla

Date of Review: 9/9/2013

We kick up our paws in: El Paso, TX

My canine companion(s): Beagle

GREAT!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Really quality toy that has held up to my insane 9 month old beagle. The turn up also has a good bounce effect!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anonymous

Date of Review: 8/30/2013

We kick up our paws in: Colorado

My canine companion(s): Border collie mix and German Shorthair pointer

Great!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

They love playing with this toy!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Leita

Date of Review: 1/31/2013

We kick up our paws in: Salt Lake City, UT

My canine companion(s): American Bulldog

Amazing!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I was a bit skeptical about the TurnUp. It was hard to imagine it could be worth $14.95, but wow, I would pay double that price for this amazing ball! Our dog loves it; she goes absolutely crazy for it. Our pup is also one of those, you know the type, where she destroys ALL balls and ALL toys within minutes of getting it. Even the "tough" toys don't stand a chance. She either loves them to death, or destroys them immediately. We have had the TurnUp, though, for a month and there is no damage at all! She runs around biting it and chewing it and it still looks brand new. Heaven help us if it ever gets lost!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Scooter

Date of Review: 1/6/2013

We kick up our paws in: Oregon

My canine companion(s): Terrier mix

thumbs up for turnup

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Our dog is on a special diet, and the kibble fits just right into this toy for treat dispensing. This is a sturdy, appealing toy that's easy to find.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Genghis

Date of Review: 11/29/2012

We kick up our paws in: MN

My canine companion(s): Husky

LOVE IT!!!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I have yet to find a toy that my husky loves more than the TurnUp. He will play by himself with this for hours... tossing it around the yard and the house and waiting for it to bounce before chasing it around like crazy. I love that it takes him a little longer to destroy these than the other rubber-type toys that I've bought for him. We can normally make one last for 6 months or so of heavy chewing and fetch, which is much longer than any other ball he's had. This is the number one toy that I would recommend for any husky owner.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Mike

Date of Review: 10/26/2012

We kick up our paws in: Northeast Indiana

My canine companion(s): Olde Boston Bulldogge

High Quality Great design

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Gives a great alternative to tennis balls. Extra bounce from the pointed end adds some challenge to the normal game of fetch. Very tough and durable. Fits our throwing handle perfect.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Banner

Date of Review: 9/1/2012

We kick up our paws in: San Diego, CA

My canine companion(s): Husky

Durable, Dog loves it

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Our Husky loves his TurnUp so much we can't leave him unattended with it as he's figured out that it fits perfectly in the drainage pipes once he pops the covers off. His excitement when he's reunited with Turnip is pretty hysterical though. He loves the dimpled texture on it and the sound it makes when he drops it in his water dish and bites it. I don't enjoy this part :)

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Cooper, Bodie

Date of Review: 7/31/2012

We kick up our paws in: So. Cal.

My canine companion(s): Vizsla(s)

Hours of entertainment and very durable

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This has been only one of a few toys that have held up to my incessant chewers. They absoluely love it.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Buddy

Date of Review: 7/11/2012

We kick up our paws in: Vail, CO

My canine companion(s): vizsla

undestoyable

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Highly recomend this one. My dog is an extreme chewer and this is the only toy that has survived. I will be buying more of the ruffwear toys.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Segen

Date of Review: 5/26/2012

We kick up our paws in: Maryland

My canine companion(s): Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Favorite toy

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Segen is a search and resue dog and she gets to play two ball fetch with her TurnUps as her reward for making a find. She now expects to get a TurnUp for her reward and will refuse to play with any other toy when working (she plays with other toys when not working). I need to buy several because we will lose one in the woods because of the way they bounce.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Boca

Date of Review: 2/16/2012

We kick up our paws in: Park City, UT

My canine companion(s): Golden/Lab mix

fantastic

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

my dogs favorite, industructable

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Ranger

Date of Review: 2/6/2012

We kick up our paws in: Ridgefield, CT

My canine companion(s): Anatolian Shepherd mix

Very nice!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I bought this for my friend's adopted Anatolian mix puppy (12wks), and he loves it! Perfect for puppy sized kibble, and fun to play fetch with!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Nancy

Date of Review: 11/23/2011

We kick up our paws in: Tucson

My canine companion(s): Airedale

fantastic

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

As others have said, this is the only toy that my dog has not destroyed or gotten chunks out of (including sqwash and squareball although he still plays with those). On top of that, it's far and away his FAVORITE! He loves squishing it in the jaws of death and loves bouncing it around and tossing it.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anne

Date of Review: 10/3/2011

We kick up our paws in: Thousand Oaks, CA

My canine companion(s): Pit mix

Durable!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

My very strong pit mix can destroy most things. She loves this toy! It is durable, has that squishy give she loves when she bites down on it. It bounces crazy, which is fun. It also can stand up to sitting outside in the hot California sun in the backyard day in and day out.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Sue

Date of Review: 8/17/2011

We kick up our paws in: Oregon

My canine companion(s): Bouvier des Flandres

Great toy

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

A groomer friend gave me one of these for my dogs. They enjoyed it, but when we raised puppies it was really a popular chew toy. I bought more to send with the puppies when they went to their new homes. They love the way it bounces and rolls unpredictably. I can put peanut butter or cream cheese inside for even greater appeal. It's a great toy for teething puppies.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Christine Hope Sullivan

Date of Review: 8/9/2011

We kick up our paws in: New York City

My canine companion(s): Shepherd mix

my dog loves it!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Great toy, durable, good bounce - he likes it more than his Kong.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anonymous

Date of Review: 4/7/2011

We kick up our paws in: Kitty Hawk,N.C.

My canine companion(s): Australian Shepherds & Cardigan Corgi

I love it and so do the dogs!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

My 3 dogs love the turnup, but my Aussie pup is in love with her turnup! I have to hide this toy in the drawer in the bathroom so she will stop barking for it. We have other cool balls and toys for fetch games but the turnup wins the prize!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Irene

Date of Review: 3/19/2011

We kick up our paws in: Montreal

My canine companion(s): Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

EXCELLENT!!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

My Duck Toller adores this ball. I had bought many, many different kinds in the past & he either chewed them up or lost interest very quickly. He would never retrieve them either. When I found this ball a few years ago he became a new dog. When we get to the park he is shaking with anticiaption for me to toss the first throw. He retrievs it as well and can play for as long for over an hour. This morning we lost it in a creek & both of us were devastated. lol...As someone mentioned the only downside is it sinks quickly. However, when I got home I immediately went out & bought him a new one. We always have two on hand. He won't play with any other type of ball now. Thank you for much for introducing this great toy.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anonymous

Date of Review: 3/14/2011

We kick up our paws in: Vienna, Va

My canine companion(s): Lab Mix

Love it

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This is a great alternative to a tennis ball. My lab puppy is no longer allowed to have tennis balls since he ate a piece of one and had to have major surgery .... This TurnUp is very indestructable and a fun toy for fetch.

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Jason D

Date of Review: 3/1/2011

We kick up our paws in: Houston, TX

My canine companion(s): Labrador Retriever

Fun toy!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

All 3 of our dogs love this toy! Fits into the chuck-it too (Bonus). The one down-side is that this toy DOES NOT FLOAT. Unfortunately, we learned this the hard way...

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Terry

Date of Review: 1/15/2011

We kick up our paws in: Great Falls, Montana

My canine companion(s): Samoyed

Terrific

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

A great fetch and retrieve ball because of the resulting odd bounces. My pal also can be a fairly aggressive chewer and has never disassembled one. My only problem with the TurnUp is that I keep losing them down the storm drain because they bounce so quickly and eratically that I can't always catch up with them. Ruger is trained not to go past the sidewalk into the street. As one reviewer suggested, a night time a "lighted" TurnUp would be great.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Hilary

Date of Review: 1/14/2011

We kick up our paws in: Vienna, Austria

My canine companion(s): Hungarian Vizsla

THE ONE-AND-ONLY

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

When last visiting us in Austria, my dad brought several TurnUps for my young Vizsla, Pan. A retriever through and through, Pan immediately decided he loved nothing better than to fetch TurnUp. It's light enough for me to get some good distance in my throws, and the bounces make for great chasing and jumping on Pan's part. For a fast, agile dog with endless energy, there couldn't be a better toy. Pan knows the name of lots of his toys, but now he'd rather bring us TurnUp more than any other. If he could have only one toy for the rest of his life, there's no question this would be it. One request--a glow-in-the-dark or lighted TurnUp would be a lifesaver at the park (Pan won't stop playing, even when the light fades).

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Margaux

Date of Review: 1/5/2011

We kick up our paws in: Los Angeles

My canine companion(s): American Bulldog

SOLID!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Our bully, Bronx is 64 pounds of pure muscle! And there's nothing he loves more than chomping on his toys. And no toy is a match for him. He's destroyed about 10 Kongs now - not use regular Kongs, but the "extreme" Kongs. We liked the Kongs, but we LOVE the Turn-up! Bronx is on his 3rd Turn-Up (like I said, every toy will eventually meet their demise) and it has been very solid. Once he's done running around cashing after it, he'll settle in on a spot on the living room floor or on his bed and he will just chew like theres no tomorrow! Its been durable and has outlasted his previous toys. I thought that it might be a little too small for him at first, but the size and shape seem to be working out for him just fine. We love the bright green color! It makes it easier for us to find it when it rolls under the couch. We'll probably order the other 2 colors as well so that Bronx has a variety...or so he can share when his dog cousins come over to play.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Trish

Date of Review: 12/8/2010

We kick up our paws in: SLC, Ut

My canine companion(s): Border Collie and Mini Weenie

AWESOME!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This is our second turn-up, the BC has a habit of dropping her toys outside the fence to watch them roll away and our first must have gone way of the gutter cleaner. Dot was sp excited when her 2nd one showed up, this is all we play with lately. It fits in a chuck it for when I really need to tire them out but it is also just fun to kick around in the yard since it bounces off everything. such a fun toy!

3 out of 5

Dog's Name: Laura

Date of Review: 11/30/2010

We kick up our paws in: Ontario, Canada

My canine companion(s): Weimaraners

3

Would you recommend this product?.: No

I would not recommended this product for agressive chewers! But a great little toy for none agressive chewers! My Weimaraner got chunks off the smaller end...If you have an agressive chewer..use for fetch only...but it bounces pretty cool :)

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Eric & Erica

Date of Review: 11/25/2010

We kick up our paws in: Michigan

My canine companion(s): Australian Shepherd & A Leonberger

Pretty good

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This is a fun toy. Rubber material is high quality. However, the fact that it bounces in crazy directions is good and bad. Good because it keeps the pooch on his toes, bad because more often than not it ends up in the bushes. And of course we bought it in green which makes it nearly impossible to find. It did spend a few months lost in the bushes until winter when we could finally spot it and seemed to weather the weather just fine. However, if you have a yard with lots of bushes or undergrowth beware that you will be spending a lot of time there. It is probably great for wide open spaces. I would recommended getting a different color other than green.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anne Wicks

Date of Review: 11/10/2010

We kick up our paws in: Northport AL

My canine companion(s): Dachshund(s)

I'm a "Serial Turn-Upper"

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Just received my 4th and 5th Turn-Ups. Xmas toys for my kids. Now they will have Turn-Ups of their own for when the dogs visit their homes.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Tyler

Date of Review: 9/13/2010

We kick up our paws in: Iowa City, IA

My canine companion(s): Yellow Lab

Make My Dogs Day

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Thought my dog could only play fetch for a few minutes...UNTIL I GOT THE TURN-UP. My lab will chase this around the park for hours. She will stare at my pocket in anticipation of me taking it out. She really loves this toy. Thanks RuffWear.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anne Wicks

Date of Review: 8/12/2010

We kick up our paws in: Northport AL

My canine companion(s): Dachshund(s)

The Greatest Toys Ever

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Endless fun, especially for the 1-year-old. The green Turn-Up (imaginatively named "Greenie") is the Inside Turn-Up. "Pinky" is for outdoors, so we can see him in the grass. The original one is so good at hiding that when he is found it's time for celebration (and temporary abandonment of the others). Is there an Academy Award for dog-toy design?

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: D Goodman

Date of Review: 8/9/2010

We kick up our paws in: Indiana

My canine companion(s): Vizsla

Best Toy Ever

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Our daughter's Vizsla (living in Vienna Austria) loves his TurnUp. It's a great toy indoor and outdoor. Odd bounces, perfect weight for throwing, and quiet on wood floors inside make this the perfect toy for any dog and a dream come true for retrievers.

I bought four more lest we find our selves TurnUpless by accident!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anonymous

Date of Review: 8/6/2010

We kick up our paws in: CA

My canine companion(s): Lab mix

One of the best ever!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

My dog loves this toy and has not been able to destroy it. He usually anticpates where tennis balls are going and this is much more challenging! The red color is easy to see outdoors.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Heather L

Date of Review: 7/2/2010

We kick up our paws in: Phoenix, AZ

My canine companion(s): Shiba Inu/Dachsund Mix

Like crack, but for dogs

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

My dog didn't have a toy addiction until TurnUp came along. She thinks it's pretty much the greatest toy, ever. Just a warning...be careful where you throw it inside because you can't predict the bounce and in a war between TurnUp and anything breakable that can be knocked off a shelf, TurnUp will always win.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Donald Townsend

Date of Review: 6/27/2010

We kick up our paws in: Germany

My canine companion(s): JRT

indestructable - great plaything

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This is the best ever toy my JRT has had. He loves it for playing with me or simply chewing it endlessly. It's a must have for active dogs.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Finnegan

Date of Review: 6/16/2010

We kick up our paws in: Portland, Oregon

My canine companion(s): Black Lab

loves it

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

"Finn" says he loves the fun green color, how it bounces in different directions so he needs to work harder to catch it, and the durable material so it will last him a long, long time.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Vince & Goliath

Date of Review: 4/24/2010

We kick up our paws in: Chicago

My canine companion(s): Dachshund / Chihuahua

Hours of fun!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This toy makes the hours melt away for my guy batting it around and wondering where it is going to go next. Needless to say seeing that it is ruffwear but very durable.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Steve & Shayna

Date of Review: 3/18/2010

We kick up our paws in: Upstate NY

My canine companion(s): Golden Retriever

A+++++

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Best ball ever! Odie loves it so much that he throws and chases it all by himself. Has held up to rigorous mouthing as well. We love that is made from more eco friendly materials as well. Who the hell knows what the "kong" is made of.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Chameleon

Date of Review: 3/2/2010

We kick up our paws in: Maryland

My canine companion(s): Belgian Sheepdog

Excellent

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Dogs love it. My neighbors love it for their dogs also so I have to keep stealing it back from them. The product does split at the bottom with intensive chewing but overall, it holds up good compared to other products.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anonymous

Date of Review: 1/30/2010

We kick up our paws in: mountains

My canine companion(s): Duck Toller

Great

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Dog loves it. I use toys as motivation for obedience and as a reward and the Turn Up is a hit.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Bebe Russell

Date of Review: 1/15/2010

We kick up our paws in: Chicagoland

My canine companion(s): Jack Russell terrier

Perfect toy, love the material

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I got the natural color. I like the material -- it seems very, well, natural, and safe. Charlie Bear treats work very well in here -- not too hard or too easy to get out. This is the toy that has held my busy dog's attention the longest. It's easy to clean, too. She is not a real hard chewer so I can't comment on that aspect of the toy. She lays on her back and holds the ball in her paws, looking inside to see if there is anything is left while she munches on it. Super cute!

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anonymous

Date of Review: 1/9/2010

We kick up our paws in: NY

My canine companion(s): Corgis

good, tough

Would you recommend this product?.: No

This is a good tough toy for my obsessive chewer. The dog kibble just fits inside the holes, though I would prefer that one of the holes be a slightly smaller size so that it is not so easy for the kibble to get out. The Sqwash has two different size holes so it keeps my smarty-pants dog guessing as to which end she should expect a treat to fall out.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Katie Lindquist

Date of Review: 1/4/2010

We kick up our paws in: St. Joseph, IL

My canine companion(s): GSD/Lab mix

Great durable toy

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I bought this toy as a gift for my "niece" a GSD/Lab mix. She is pretty rough with her toys and very food motivated. I chose the green color, and it looks like it is bright enough that it won't get lost playing outside. It also has a moderate minty smell to it, which is surprisingly nice. Overall, I really liked this product.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Trish

Date of Review: 1/4/2010

We kick up our paws in: Salt Lake City

My canine companion(s): Border Collie and Mini Weenie

The best

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This toy is the best for my BC dot. She is always thinking ahead and runs away before i can even toss the ball. With this one she has to stay focused and watch me or else she will lose sight of her toy. She is obsessed with it!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anonymous

Date of Review: 11/29/2009

We kick up our paws in: NY

My canine companion(s): Lab mix

Good as new

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I second the reviewer comment that this is the only toy my pooch has yet to destroy. The assymmetrical shape makes it bounce in unpredictable directions, which is pretty fun too!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: S Mayerchik

Date of Review: 11/15/2009

We kick up our paws in: San Diego

My canine companion(s): Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Indestructible

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

The only toy my dog has not destroyed. She & her sister love the Turn Up