Zogoflex Air vs. Zogoflex - What's the difference?

Posted August 11, 2015

What's the Difference Between Zogoflex® and Zogoflex Air®?


West Paw elevated its best-selling Zogoflex dog toys by infusing air into three durable Zogoflex shapes, a grooved ball, a three-lobed tug toy and an aerodynamic disc. Using an innovative and eco-friendly, Air Technology, Zogoflex Air® was specially designed for dogs fanatical fetchers and play-a-holics. While our classic Zogoflex toys remains the world’s toughest for chewers and players. Both come with the same guarantee!

What’s the Difference?

  • The Zogoflex material is the same, it has just been made lighter by infusing air into it.


  • Using Air Technology, the designers at West Paw Design injected our classic Zogoflex material - with an all natural foam - to make the next big thing out of air.
Illustration showing the tiny air pockets that make Zogoflex Air

What’s the benefit to infusing these toys with air?

  • Lighter- some people felt our Zogoflex toys were too heavy for playing fetch with their dog.  
  • Better for water play- Zogoflex Air toys float even higher out of the water for better visibility when fetching in water.  
  • More Squish- as dogs retrieve toys, they’ll love that the toy squishes under the force of their jaw giving them an endorphin rush.  

Are Zogoflex Air toys as strong as the Classic Zogoflex Toys?

  • See our new durability meter system for the durability rating of each toy. Dash® and Boz® are still strong, but due to their foam interior, they are not as durable as many of our classic Zogoflex toys. For aggressive chewers, we still recommend Tux®, Jive® and Hurley®.  Zogoflex Air toys are designed for play for high-energy dogs that are more focused on fetching and less focused on chewing.

Are the Zogoflex Air toys guaranteed?

  • YES. While not intended to be a chew toy, we still guarantee Zogoflex Air dog toys with the same one-time free replacement or refund we offer on our Zogoflex toys. 

Is Zogoflex Air recyclable?

  • YES. Like our classic Zogoflex toys Zogoflex Air toys can be infinite through our Join the loop® recycling program.

    Like all Zogoflex dog toys, Zogoflex Air is made in the USA, floatable, guaranteed against dog damage, non-toxic, BPA and-phthalate-free, FDA compliant dishwasher safe and one-hundred-percent recyclable.


Made by US. Designed for the love of pets & the planet.®

Boz Dog Ball

PLAY Boz® is a textured, squishy dog ball for obsessive fetchers

  • Lightweight and soft ball for dogs to catch in flight
  • More durable and safer than a tennis ball
  • Guaranteed and made in the USA

Dash Dog Frisbee

PLAY Meet Dash®, a high-flying, aerodynamic disc for dogs!

  • Soft, squishy material is gentle on a dog’s mouth
  • Center hole provides for stable, fast flight
  • Guaranteed and made in the USA

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