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Kurgo™ Introduces New Dog Toy, Winga™

-The Winga dog toy is a great way to get dog owners out about, playing and exercising with their dogs this summer.-

(Salisbury, MA)- Gordie Spater of Kurgo announced today the launch of the first product in their new line of pet toys. The Kurgo Winga is an ingenious disc and launcher that makes playing with your dog engaging and enjoyable for both the owner and pet.

The Winga disc can be thrown up to 200 feet and works great when playing with your dog in any field, playground, backyard or dog park. It is made out of natural, non-toxic rubber, and can be thrown by hand or with the Kurgo Winga thrower; it even floats when playing water games.

“We want to encourage pet owners to get out and be active with their pets, and now that message is not just carried through our pet travel products,” said Spater. “The Winga is an amazing way to get out and enjoy time with your dog. We’ve been playing with this every day since we created the product.”

The suggested retail price of the Winga starter kit is $19.99 which includes a launcher and two discs. Customers can also purchase a separate set of two replacement discs for $12.99. The patent pending Winga is available for purchase on

For more information on the Winga, and to view the complete line of Kurgo pet travel products or to find a local retailer, visit or to download images. Check out the fun and exciting videos uploaded to YouTube from the Winga Contest at

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Kurgo® (Motivation Design LLC) is dedicated to creating innovative, stylish and high-quality pet travel products that allow families and pets to travel comfortably to their end destination together. The Kurgo® product line currently includes convenient products for traveling with your dog such as the Backseat Barrier, Skybox Booster Seat, Wander Bowl, Wander Hammock, Tru-Fit Smart Harness, and the Auto Zip Line, recently named as a Consumers Digest Best Buy. In addition Kurgo® offers a line of tire storage and car organization products including the Tire Tote, Wheel Felts and Tire Garage. You can see more about this ever-evolving line of products at

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Jon Patch

Graduated from Penn State University in 1983 and landed my first broadcasting job at the flagship station to SUN Radio Network in St. Petersburg, FL as a producer of talk radio. In 3 months advanced to a network producer, then on air as a national eventually local weather reporter for the Tampa Bay area. Held a position in management as a trainer to new hosts and producers and later Affiliate Relations Manager, eventually in 1990 started hosting, Talkin' Pets. Left SUN radio several years later and worked with USA Radio Networks for 1 year. I worked with Business TalkRadio & Lifestyle TalkRadio Networks for19 years under the title of V.P. Affiliate Relations and Programming, later worked with Genesis Communications until starting a new network ATRN.  Currently working with GAB Radio Network and with Josh Leng at Talk Media Network.  I am still hosting the largest and longest running pet radio and internet show in the country, Talkin' Pets, for the past 29 years... My one true passion in life is to help to educate the world through interviews with celebrities like Betty White, Tippi Hedren, Bob Barker, Linda Blair and others, authors, foundations and organizations like the ASPCA, LCA, HSUS, AHA, WSPA on the ways to make this world a better place for all animals and mankind whom all share this very fragile and mysterious planet called earth. This is the only home we have so we all need to learn how to share and maintain it so that life for us all continues and evolves forever... | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.