Are ball launchers good for dogs? Hannah Capon, who founded the Canine Arthritis Management website, told the Daily Express that firing a ball at high speed from a ‘Nerf gun’, stick or ball thrower for our pets to chase can put unnecessary strain on their joints, muscles and cartilage. This can result in long-term health problems like arthritis.
Is automatic ball thrower good for dogs? PetSafe Automatic Ball Shooter For Dogs
This is also an electric tennis ball launcher for dogs and just like the iFetch Machine, dogs can also be trained to use this fetch machine by themselves which makes PetSafe one of the best auto dog ball throwers on the market.
Why you shouldn’t throw a ball for dogs? Repetitive ball chasing causes micro-trauma to muscle and cartilage which leads to long-term damage. When dogs pick up a ball and hold it in their mouth, the ball forces dogs to redistribute their weight to put more pressure on their front legs. This puts more stress on the joints in the front legs.
How do I get my dog to use a ball thrower?