This dog ball is better than a Tennis Ball

Posted August 16, 2015

There are many reasons why the Boz® ball is better than a tennis ball for dogs.  Boz is a tough dog ball that won't easily break like a tennis ball. Boz is made in the USA from non-toxic materials, while many companies far and wide produce tennis balls, and many may contain toxic materials. See the full comparison below as to why the Boz dog ball is so much better than a tennis ball for your dog.  But remember, similarly to a tennis ball, Boz is NOT A CHEW TOY and is meant for interactive play between a human and a dog. Always know your dog's behavior before leaving them alone with a toy. Boz is available in three easy-to-spot colors (currant, dandelion and peacock) and two sizes. Size small fits in a standard ball thrower. 

Boz dog ball
Image of a tennis ball

Much more durable than a tennis ball. It is so strong, it's guaranteed.

Tennis balls is not as durable.


Boz is non-toxic, BPA and Phthalate-free and FDA compliant.

Tennis balls may contain toxic glues and/or lead.


Boz offers a durable, satisfying squish.

Tennis balls can easily break into peices and can get lodged in the throat.


Boz's textured surface and squishability won't damage dog's teeth.

Tennis balls are made of felt which is abrasive and can wear down dog's teeth, like sandpaper. 


Boz floats high in the water for easy visibility.

Some of the materials used to make tennis balls are heavier than water so they can sink. The felt can also hold water like a sponge - yuck!


Boz comes in three bright and easy-to-spot color options, and they are easily cleaned in the top shelf of your dishwasher!

When playing fetch in the grass, green tennis balls can be hard to find.


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Perfect Floatable Dog Toy For Water Play

Thanks to its lightweight, air-injected center, Zogoflex Air floats higher so it's easier for swimming dogs to spot!

Air Technology gives Zogoflex Air a Durable Squish

An air-injected center means Zogoflex Air® floats higher and gets flung further all while providing a satisfying (and durable!) squish.

Boz in Action

There's no better way to explain how much active dogs love the Boz® dog ball than to just show you. Hit play and smile as you watch them chase, jump, splash, fetch and repeat! 

Play All Day

These active dog toys were designed to hold up to hours and hours of play for years and years.  If your dog damages this toy, we even offer a one-time free replacement or refund.  They are that tough!

Made in the USA

100% of West Paw's dog products are designed and made right here in the USA.

Easy to Clean: Dishwasher Safe

It’s easy to sanitize Zogoflex Air® at home—just pop it on the top shelf of your dishwasher.

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