I love this ball, have a dachshund and she loves it too!! Got her a bigger one so it would not roll under furniture. When I leave I put a few treats in it and she doesn't even notice me walk out the door, she is too busy with the ball. She has learned it so well that when I am getting dressed to leave she goes to her "treat ball". She is not a chewer as I have seen in other reviews so I don't know about that part.
I think this is a great toy. I have a pit bull and when gave him the ball (with treats in it) the first time he had such a good time he wouldn't eat out of his bowl for a day just his ball. I love the noise it makes I would recommend this toy. And if your dog likes to chew things up don't leave it out all the time so they can chew it .