USA-K9: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the inspiration behind the USA-K9 collection?
USA-K9 Dog Toys are inspired by military objects and built to withstand the demanding use of professional K9 handlers in law enforcement and the military
Are USA-K9 dog toys made in the USA?
- Yes! All of our products are 100% manufactured in the USA, even our rope. - Natural rubber is a natural ingredient that comes from rubber trees. Rubber trees grow in equatorial climates where there is high heat and humidity and lots of rain. Rubber trees do not grow in the USA. So, we import raw natural rubber and work with compounding facilities in the USA to create our specific rubber compound for dog toys. This compound is engineered for high durability and tear strength.
What types of toys are in the USA-K9 collection?
The USA-K9 brand includes toys made from natural rubber which is a soft, pliable material. It also includes toys made from nylon which is a hard plastic material. We also have emats and some dog toys made from Thermo Plastic Elastomer (TPE). TPE is a type of synthetic rubber that is ideal for certain applications where natural rubber isn’t the best option.
What are the differences in the USA-K9 rubber compounds?
SodaPup dog toys are available in three natural rubber compounds: Our Original compound is for average chewers. Our Magnum compound is for power chewers and is always the color black. Our Puppy compound is for the tender mouths of teething puppies. Our puppy rubber is made from a softer rubber material. While it can be destroyed more easily, the softer material will help massage a puppies sore teeth and gums while teething.