DIY Tennis Ball T-Shirt Dog Tug Toy
A very happy Golden Retriever is taking a break on the grass after playing with their DIY tennis ball t-shirt tug toy.

DIY Tennis Ball T-Shirt Dog Tug Toy

22 February 2018

Are you a crafty dog parent? Then upgrade your dog's favourite toy, tennis balls, with this t-shirt tug toy.


  • 1 tennis ball
  • 2 t-shirts
  • Scissors


1. Cut 5-8cm wide slits at the bottom of your shirts

2. Tear until you have individual strips

3. Plait three strips together and tie a knot on each end

4. Repeat until you have three plaits

5. Tie one of the plaits around the other two. Secure with a knot

6. Slice two openings on either end of a tennis ball

7. Push one of the plaits through the tennis ball using the knot at the end to hold in place

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