Stuffed animals and dollies can lead a hard life, if they’re loved. Whether they sleep with you, tag along to play dates or Day Care, play hide and seek in the back yard, or just cuddle up by the TV sharing your snacks, they can really get dirty. Even the ones we “grownups” have out for “show” will eventually get dusty.
If you’re collecting your animals as an investment, by all means protect them, take good care of the swing tags, and don’t wash them. But for the rest of us, who love on our plush pals, here are two sites that give directions for washing stuffed toys.