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.
Fall is a great time to take your dogs on a camping trip. Face it, dogs love to explore new environments, especially when they're with you! But you'll want to look into suitable sleeping gear for them before you go.