If you can't make it home in time to play outside with your dog, consider getting a ball that lights up so you and your dog can both see it! Chuckit! has a foursome of night-lit options to throw for your dog.
In the cat toy world of same-old same-old, here is something a bit different that may just keep your cat's attention longer than the old toys, or at least be made an interesting part of your cat's mix of toys.
Belly band diapers offer great coverage for nervous drippers, incontinent, bed-ridden, or marking male dogs. Here are two really good choices - Pet Parents Washable and Vet's Best Disposable - so you can decide whether to buy washable, disposable, or both.