Necessary product for teaching and practicing recall. Found at nearly every major pet retailer.
Great front clipping harness domestic walking and training. The front clip helps reduce 40% of muscle work for shaping, compared to a back clipping harness.
Great front clipping face-harness used for domestic walking and training. The GL helps reduce 80% of muscle work for shaping, compared to a front clipping harness. Cannot be used for flat-faced dogs (pugs, bulldogs). Excellent for dogs who: are over 50 lbs, pick up objects off of the ground, pull.
Used for holding treats, a toy, and other items for training sessions and walks.
Great ziplock that is microwave safe, dishwasher safe, and 100% reusable. Great for holding treats without using single-use plastic bags.
Great tool for managing your dog when left alone. Since dogs are den animals, remaining confined in a small and secure enclosure is the best means of setting them up for success in terms of energy management. Wired crates are convenient for storage purposes, but the individual crate type is best determined by the needs of the family (airline for travel, wired for at home).
Crate training is appropriate for:
A.) Separation anxiety
Lifestyle & Life Stage Equipment
Our recommendation for dog & cat food. They are freeze-dried nuggets, which ought to be broken up and have water added to them before serving. Primal uses a biologically appropriate formula for dogs.
Notes for transitioning dog food:
Whenever you switch from one food to another, be sure to give the dog a 5 day transition period. The switch can be done with the following chart:
Day 1: 20% new food, 80% old.
Day 2: 40% new, 60% old.
Day 3: 60% new, 40% old.
Day 4: 80% new, 20% old.
Day 5: 100% new.
Great product to help reduce situational anxiety in dogs & cats. Useful for thunderstorms, fireworks, and long-distance travel by ground, air, and sea.
A harness designed to aid in the lifting and supporting of: disabled, recovering, and senior dogs. This aids in helping us give more support for our dogs when walking, and using the restroom. This can also be helpful by getting our dog’s over 50lbs into our vehicles in an emergency situation.
tools to manage undesirable behaviors
This product is traditionally used to interrupt undesirable behaviors. However, we almost exclusively use this product for deterring other off-leash dogs from approaching (in a leashed-only environment), approaching wild animals, and to interrupt dog flights.
A useful product to deter destructive chewing on furniture, training equipment, and other inanimate objects. Be sure to follow product instructions for testing products before fully applying. This product does not work for 100% of dogs but is a good product to try out.
An excellent tool to mitigate doorway-related scratching from dogs and cats.
Excellent product to slow down impatient eaters, and dogs who are gassy. Dogs usually become gassy when they quickly eat their food bowls and all the air around the kibble!
Great puzzle and occupation game for dogs. Used to encourage sniffing and searching. Great for a rainy day outside.
Great product to use to play tug of war with our dog. This is most appropriately played by the handler inviting the dog to play the game, and end the game with “Drop It”. This way the game ends and begins on the terms of the person.
A useful tool for allowing our dogs some room to play in, but mitigates their play within a confined boundary. It is also indoor/outdoor.
A great way to keep your dog cool in the summer. Can also double as a sand/soil pit to hide your dog’s favorite toys so that they have an approved digging spot in the yard, and can find their buried treasure!
Dog trAINING book recommendations
Great book that gives an introductory look on leash reactivity and reactivity in general with dogs. This read is short and informative.
An excellent book that is digestible to pet parents, trainers and behaviorists alike. It provides a clear method for teaching reactive dogs to choose to be calmer to an otherwise threatening stimulus.
mINDFUL book recommendations
Excellent book written by Sadhguru, the main influencer of Mindful Training, discussing how to live a joyful life.