Once the snow melts and the ground thaws out, outside activities will be a welcome proposition for you and your good puppy dog. If playing fetch with that dog is a regular activity for you, you may want to look into the K9 Kannon Ball Launcher. This bad ass ball launchers shoots tennis balls up to 100ft. and also features hands free ball pickup to avoid all that dog slobber. the K9 Kannon comes with a tennis ball and has a storage spot built into the frame to store an extra one.