Parker Squared recalls Shepherd Boy plush toys

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The metal wire in the shepherd’s staff can become exposed

Parker Squared of Dallas, Texas, is recalling about 3,000 Shepherd Boy plush toys with wire staff sold in the U.S. and Canada..

The metal wire in the shepherd’s staff can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard.

The firm has received 12 reports of the shepherd’s staff fabric unwrapping and exposing the metal wire with one report of a sharp edge. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the shepherd boy plush toy that holds a shepherd’s staff, and measures 12 inches tall. The staff is wrapped in fabric.

The shepherd boy toy is clothed in white with a red vest, a green sash and has sandals, a sewn on face and orange yarn hair.

The shepherd boy plush toy, manufactured in China, was sold online at and on from November 2020, through January 2021, for about $16.

What to do

Consumers should immediately discard the toy’s wire staff and contact The Shepherd’s Treasure for a full refund of the value of the Shepherd Boy plush toy in the form of a gift certificate.

Consumers can continue to use the plush toy without the shepherd’s staff. The Shepherd’s Treasure is contacting all purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact The Shepherd’s Treasure toll-free at (844) 310-2229 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at, or online at and click on “Recall Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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