There isn't much you actually need in dog training, but there is so much about that we thought we would help by giving you a list of what we use or rate highly. Some of this is needed such as leads, some is useful such as games and some are just a bit of fun.
Leads & Harnesses
Ideal for training, lead walking, hard to handle dogs, tying round your waist for 2 free hands, and 2 well behaved dogs.
Perfect Fit Front Clip Harness
Great for management for dogs that pull if they are strong, also a good harness in general if you prefer to use one over a collar as they are very adjustable.
Biothane 10m Long Line
Really obvious being orange, dirt, mud, sand and water resistant. More expensive than the Clix fabric ones but better for constant walks in or near water or in bad weather.
Clix 10m Long Long
Great for recall training as a safety line, as your dogs gets better easy to cut off the length for ease.
Really good quality and fun designs, the medium sizes are great as they have a lock on their collars and harnesses, making them perfect for training and if you have a dog that loves to go through brush as a clip collar will break rather than let the dog stay tangled if they fight.
Ancol Extreme Lead
Similar to the Biothane long line these are great for dogs that love to get wet or muddy, water, dirt and mud resistant, they are great to keep clean. Available in yellow, blue and pink.
Ancol Extreme Collar
Similar to the Biothane long line these are great for dogs that love to get wet or muddy, water, dirt and mud resistant, they are great to keep clean. Available in yellow, blue and pink. They have a friction grip to keep the collar on which works well.
Food & Treats
Local company based in Pendine, they do a variety of good quality kibbles, wet food and treats.
Really good quality dry food 80% meat. They also dog tins and treats.
Good quality wet foods
Pet Munchies Treats
Good quality meat treats and in a variety of flavours and sizes.
Butternut Box Food
Good quality frozen gently cooked food, ideal for fussy eaters
Fantastic cakes ideal as a birthday, Christmas or spoil you day cake for your dog
Chew Toys & Food Games
We wouldn't be without them. Fantastic chew toys for dogs and puppies, available in a variety of sizes and strengths.
The black ones are the strongest, followed by red, and the blue/pink are for puppies.
Nina Ottosson Pyramid
Great for long lasting meals and giving your dog something to work at. They can fit lots of kibble or treats in so good for any size of dog. They are noisy against walls though!
Nina Ottosson Games
Ideal for giving your dog mental stimulation and making their food go further. Also good for dogs that usually gulp their food, available in a variety of difficulty levels. And the plastic ones are top shelf dishwasher safe too.
Kong Ultra Balls
Fun, strong balls for dogs. And they squeak
Kong Rubber Action Balls
Even stronger rubber squeaky balls, and they bounce really well.
Tug E Nuff Toys
They do lots of great toys, the best is their bungee pouch. Ideal for dogs who aren't as interested in toys as it has a food pouch. Also a good way to carry treats on walks and have them easy to get to.
Bio Degradable Poo Bags
A must for every dog owner.
If you carry a lot on walks - treats, toys, poo bags, phone, lead...etc this is fab, it fits so much in and can also be used as a back pack too.
Vet Spec Calm & Focused
For nervous dogs or those who need a bit of help focusing this can help. Available in a powder or complete food.
Billy No Mates
Fab for keeping away fleas and ticks and it is natural too.
For dogs that are worried or stressed either in general or in certain situations eg fireworks. It is a natural pheromone and can help to calm and stette dogs. Available as a diffuser, spray and collar.
A great product to aid older or injured dogs with their joints. Comes as pellets. They also have a condition Aid too.
A great product to aid older or injured dogs with their joints. Comes as tablets. Available in different sized packets and also offer other products for digestion too.
The Secret Language of Dogs - An introduction to dogs and their language by Victoria Stilwell
Being a Dog - A bit more in depth about how dogs see the world
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