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Dog Training Survival Guide

 

Dog Training in Davis and Woodland, CA

All my favorite Dog Training Resources in One Place

Favorite Dog Essentials

Below are some of my preferred products that I like to use during my training sessions.

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Dog Training Treats

 

There are a couple treats I like to recommend to my clients. I like treats that are easy to break up so we do not overload our puppy or dog with too many treats too fast. 

 

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Zuke’s

The Zuke’s Mini Naturals are great because they contain no corn, wheat, or soy and their small size makes them great training treats.

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Pet Botanics

  • Perfect Size For Repetitive Rewards; Approximately 500 Treats Per Bag
  • Easy To Carry In Your Pocket
  • Made With Real Pork Liver; Healthy And Nutritional
  • Low Calorie Treat
  • Made In The Usa

Merrick Power Bits

  • One (1) 6 oz Bag – Merrick Power Bites Dog Treats, Real Beef Recipe
  • Real deboned beef is always the first ingredient in these Merrick dog treats to help build and maintain healthy muscle tissue and energy levels
  • Beef dog treats packed with big taste and industry-leading levels of protein
  • Soft dog treats that are great for rewarding or training

Redbarn Roll

Packed with fresh meat and high quality, garden-fresh ingredients, our Rolled Food is an easy solution to feeding your dog a nutritious, high-protein diet. It meets the nutritional levels established by AAFCO for all life stages, from puppies to senior dogs.

Treat Delivery

There are other options to give your puppy or dog a treat in a different form.

3 Pack-FNSHIP Portable Food Grade Squeeze Silicone Liquid Travel Bottles

The actual capacity of travel bottle is 1.25OZ=37ML. 100% Food Grade Silicone , Non-toxic,tasteless,safe.These silicone travel bottles are refillable and reusable travel containers.

Coghlan's Squeeze Tubes, 2 Pack

Coghlan’s makes fun, simple, outdoor products that keep people smiling while they’re outside. Trying new things is part of the adventure , we support traditions and encourage fun new experiences.

KONG - Treats Combo Pack - Easy Treat Paste and Dog Snacks - Peanut Butter

Delicious Flavors: Irresistible and delicious dog treat paste to engage and delight your dog. Available in a range of flavors.

KONG Stuff N Paster Bacon/Cheese 8oz

KONG Stuff N Paster Bacon/Cheese 8oz(2Pack)

KONG - Easy Treat - Dog Treat Paste - 8 Ounce (2 Pack) - Liver

KONG Stuff N Paster Liver 8oz(2Pack)

Easy Cheese American

One 8 oz can of Easy Cheese American Cheese Snack

Treat Bag

The great thing about a treat bag is that it can hold treats but you can keep poop bags on you or even a portable water bowl for dogs

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Doggone Good Rapid Rewards Pouch

The Rapid Rewards Training Pouch is designed for pet owners and dog/animal trainers with loads of features. It is great for anyone who wants top flight gear, with a roomy main compartment and features that can be used during training, outings, and anything that comes up while enjoying life with dogs/pets/animals.

Other Dog Walking Accessories

Collapsible Dog Bowl

Foldable and lightweight,especially designed for ourdoors use.Suitable for dog cat pets feeding food or water when walking, traveling,hiking,camping,outdoors or indoors.

Dog Water Bottle

QUICK & CONVENIENT:One-hand operation, easy to feed water

Reusable Food Container Silicone Bag

Enjoy the zip standing revolution with this complete set of 2 cups, These have no lids. Simply press and slide to close top. They have flat bottoms to stand with excellent stability. You won’t have to prop them up or lean them against something. They tops open up wide for easy filling. Perfect for fruits, snacks, and liquids.

Harness & Leashes

Balanced Harness

Perfect Fit: Our Balance Harness offers 6-points of adjustment; it’s designed to comfortably and securely fit dogs of all sizes and breeds. Please refer to our size chart in product images and video in our storefront to find your dog’s perfect fit.

Freedom No Pull Dog Harness

The 2 Hounds Design Freedom No-Pull Harness features a martingale loop on the back of the harness that tightens gently around your dog’s chest to discourage pulling as well as a front connection for ultimate control.

6 ft Leash

DOUBLE-SIDED REFLECTIVE: Upgraded double-sided reflective leash features reflective stitching on both sides to improve its visibility and would be reflective when lights shine on it at night. Can keep your doggie safe during evening walks or runs

Long Line Leash

This leash is longer and will work great for working on come with your puppy or dog.

Martingale Collar

Perfect for training,Tightens when dog pulls for better control and loosens when dog stops pulling.Recommended by vets and trainers as the best design for daily wear.

Interactive Food Toys

Dog Treat Toy Ball

Add your dog’s favorite food or treats into the Ball, it will easy to attract your dog’s attention

Outward Hound Fun Feeder

Outward Hound uniquely designed Fun Feeder dog bowls feature meal-lengthening ridges to help slow down your dog’s eating time by 10X!

AWOOF Pet Snuffle Mat for Dogs

It is a unique dog training mat that allows your dog to find snacks or small toys hidden in the mat. It helps to train your dog’s smell, consume your dog’s energy and lose weight. Keep your dog occupied and avoid your dog being bored and engaged in destructive behavior.

Outward Hound Nina Ottosson Dog Hide N' Slide Tan Interactive Treat Puzzle Dog Toy

Did you know that 15 minutes of mental exercise equals 30 minutes of physical exercise for dogs? Dogs love to explore and problem solve in their own way. Some use their paws and some use their nose. Each game is designed with your dog’s natural behaviors, senses, and safety in mind.

PetSafe Busy Buddy Twist 'n Treat, Treat Dispensing Dog Toy

Turn meal or treat time into playtime with PetSafe Busy Buddy Dog Toys! Fun new ways to help bust boredom for even the toughest chewers or break separation anxiety for the anxious pups. Let your dog get his energy out with one of our toys, so you and your dog can live happy together.

PetSafe Busy Buddy Tug-A-Jug Meal-Dispensing Dog Toy

Interactive dog toy provides multi-sensory stimulation to keep your pet engaged for longer

StarMark Hot Bob-A-Lot Interactive Dog Toy

This new smaller size has all the adjustability of the original Bob-A-Lot. Large chamber fits over a cup of food for mealtime feedings. New adjustment gate on the bottom accommodates a larger kibble size and is easier to adjust.

Dog Stuffed Toys

Kong

Kongs are great for chewing, teething, boredom, digging, barking, crate training, weight management, and can even help with separation anxiety.

KONG - Wobbler

The KONG-shaped Wobbler is an action-packed treat and food dispensing toy. It sits upright until pushed by a dog’s paw or nose and then periodically dispenses tasty rewards as it wobbles, spins and rolls. The unpredictable movement keeps the toy challenging, even for seasoned Wobbler users. The Wobbler can also be used as an alternative to a dog bowl to help slow and extend mealtime while providing exercise for your dog. Unscrews for easy filling and cleaning. Covered by KONG Satisfaction Guarantee. See KONG Satisfaction Guarantee document below for full details.

WEST PAW Zogoflex Qwizl Dog Puzzle Treat Toy

Keep your friendly Fido busy and entertained with this dog toy puzzle that features a hidden treat he must discover during play.

WEST PAW Zogoflex Tux Treat Dispensing Dog Chew Toy

If you have dog or playful pup who loves to gnaw and chew at home, safeguard your furniture by giving him this brightly-colored dog or puppy chew toy that will occupy pets for hours.

KONG - Goodie Bone - Durable Rubber Chew Bone

The KONG Goodie Bone™ toy engages dogs that delight in chew sessions. Made from the KONG Classic unique natural red rubber formula, this bone features the patented Goodie Grippers ™ that turn this entertaining toy into a fun treat dispensing challenge that can be stuffed with your dog’s favorite kibble. Want to extend the chew session? Stuff with KONG Snacks™ and entice with a bit of KONG Easy Treat™.

Starmark Treat Dispensing Pickle Pocket for Dogs

The Starmark Dog Pickle Pocket is a interactive dog treat dispensing dog toy constructed from an approved, durable material that’s stronger than rubber and is free of latex, vinyl and phthalates. Designed for strong chewers and constructed to be durable, yet soft in your dog’s mouth. The Starmark Dog Treat Dispensing Pickle Pocket is ideal for snack time and can be filled with your dog’s favorite treats, food and works great with Starmark Flavor Wave Dog Treats. The Pickle Pocket is great for water play as well since can be thrown and bounces and floats in the water.

Hyper Pet IQ Treat Mat | Dog Lick Mat

Hyper Pet IQ Treat Mat is a cat and dog slow feeder lick mat that helps promote calmness as they lick their favorite snack from the textured surface providing your cat or dog anxiety relief. But it’s so much more than a calming treat mat. It’s a great boredom buster; a fun, engaging & tasty interactive dog toy, dog puzzle or cat puzzle toy. Great for dental hygiene by scraping away bacteria and triggering saliva; a slow feeder dog bowl that improves digestion and minimizes bloat; a training reward for excellent behavior or for dog or puppy training. Use our lick pad for vet visits, during thunderstorms, fireworks, bath time, nail clipping, and so much more. Just spread your pet’s favorite soft treat over the surface and create a fun, tasty game as they seek every morsel with their tongue.

Dog Care

You can use treats as a reward for your puppy or dog when doing any care with them.

I have techniques I use that help me with doing puppy or dog care for my clients. The Lick Mat Slow may help you to keep your puppy or dog distracted while you work on caring for them in your home.

KMNKSCN 2 PCS Dog Lick Mat Slow Feed Treat Mat for Dog Washing Distraction Device

Just put some pet snack on the mat and stick it on any smooth surface. This will distract your pets and make them feel at ease in the bath.

Dog Care for Ears

DechraTopical TrizULTRA + Keto Flush for Dogs

Ultra + keto flush is a multipurpose flush that’s safe for cats, dogs and horses. Non-stinging solution can be used as a gentle ear cleanser. The combination of active ingredients is safe for long-term use.

Cliganic SUPER JUMBO Cotton Balls (200 Count) - Hypoallergenic, Absorbent, Large Size, 100% Pure

Cliganic Super Jumbo Cotton Balls are made with 100% pure natural cotton. These ultra-soft cotton balls are hypoallergenic and gentle enough for all skin types.

Cliganic Premium Cotton Rounds for Face (300 Count) - Makeup Remover Pads, Hypoallergenic, Lint-Free | 100% Pure Cotton

Cliganic Premium Cotton Rounds are made with 100% pure natural cotton. These ultra-soft cotton rounds are hypoallergenic, double-sided, and gentle enough for all skin types. The multi-layer design makes it strong, extra absorbent and lint-free.

Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissues, 10 Cubes, 52 Tissues Per Box

Puffs is so soft, your nose knows the difference. Protect your nose from ordinary tissues by choosing Puffs and skipping the sore nose issues. Puffs Plus Lotion is our most soothing facial tissue with lotion. It is the perfect tissue for when sore or runny noses need some extra softness for any cold, flu, or other issue. Puffs Plus Lotion facial tissues lock in moisture better, to help soothe irritated skin commonly caused from rough or thin tissues. It’s no wonder that Puffs Plus Lotion is America’s #1 selling Lotion Tissue brand. A nose in need deserves Puffs indeed!

Dog Care for Teeth

Virbac CET Enzymatic Toothpaste| Eliminates Bad Breath by Removing Plaque and Tartar Buildup | Best Pet Dental Care Toothpaste (poultry)

The C.E.T. brand has led the way for at-home pet dental care products for more than 30 years. These toothpastes are designed to be readily accepted by pets with 5 yummy flavors for all pets with the potential to form plaque. Virbac’s knowhow has helped incorporate non-foamy enzyme and abrasive elements creating toothpastes that are safe for pets, even if swallowed! That’s a big reason why the C.E.T. Brand is #1 recommended by veterinary professionals for at home pet dental care.

Virbac CET Enzymatic Toothpaste| Eliminates Bad Breath by Removing Plaque and Tartar Buildup | Best Pet Dental Care Toothpaste (beef)

The C.E.T. brand has led the way for at-home pet dental care products for more than 30 years. These toothpastes are designed to be readily accepted by pets with 5 yummy flavors for all pets with the potential to form plaque. Virbac’s knowhow has helped incorporate non-foamy enzyme and abrasive elements creating toothpastes that are safe for pets, even if swallowed! That’s a big reason why the C.E.T. Brand is #1 recommended by veterinary professionals for at home pet dental care.

Virbac CET Enzymatic Toothpaste| Eliminates Bad Breath by Removing Plaque and Tartar Buildup | Best Pet Dental Care Toothpaste (vanilla mint)

The C.E.T. brand has led the way for at-home pet dental care products for more than 30 years. These toothpastes are designed to be readily accepted by pets with 5 yummy flavors for all pets with the potential to form plaque. Virbac’s knowhow has helped incorporate non-foamy enzyme and abrasive elements creating toothpastes that are safe for pets, even if swallowed! That’s a big reason why the C.E.T. Brand is #1 recommended by veterinary professionals for at home pet dental care.

Z DOG Three Sided Toothbrush for Dogs | Dental Care For Dogs For Fresh Breath

EZ Dog and EZ Cat products clean teeth, fight plaque and tartar, freshen breath and improve oral health. Triple Pet’s innovative dental products are designed for all dog and cat breeds.

Manufactured in the USA.

PenVinoo Dog Toothbrush Pet Toothbrush Finger Toothbrush Small to Large Dogs

Double headed dog toothbrush can easily reach the hard-to-reach depths of the mouth.
The one-finger toothbrush is made of silicone, and the soft bristles allow pets to feel the pleasure of brushing.
The two-finger toothbrush is made of soft cotton and nylon with super elastic fibers that fit the fingers well without falling off,and the threaded design has a better friction effect.
Professional and complete oral cleaning kits can easily solve the troubles of pet oral diseases.

Dog Care for Grooming

BV Dog Brush and Cat Brush, Pet Grooming Comb, 2 Sided Bristle and Pin for Long and Short Hair Dog, Removing Shedding Hair

This double side combo is an ideal brush for pets.
Brushing feels good to pets, massages skin, and releases natural oils into fur to bring out its shine.
Ergonomic handle is secure and comfortable in your hand and gives you more control when going through repeated motions.

FURminator Undercoat Deshedding Tool for Dogs

As creators of the FURminator deShedding Tool, FURminator continues to raise the bar with innovative, proprietary shedding solutions. The FURminator lineup of deShedding tools, grooming tools, hair care products, bathing and hygiene solutions broadens and enhances the FURminator deShedding experience for pet parents and their pets.

Home Management

MidWest Homes for Pets Folding Metal Exercise Pen

The black metal Exercise Pen / Pet Playpen with Door by MidWest Homes for Pets provides a sturdy / durable enclosure to keep your pet safe and secure while indoors or outside. These durable metal Exercise Pens / Pet Playpens feature a black E-coat finish for long lasting protection against the elements and a secure double-latch door for easy access to your pet. The black Exercise Pen / Playpen with Door by MidWest Homes for Pets consists of 8 – 24″ wide panels and is available in 5 different heights.

BalanceFrom Easy Walk-Thru Safety Gate for Doorways and Stairways with Auto-Close/Hold-Open Features, Multiple Sizes

alanceFrom Easy Walk-Thru Safety Gate for Doorways and Stairways with Auto-Close/Hold-Open Features, Multiple Sizes. Safety door can be used for openings to protect babies.

PETMAKER Wooden Freestanding Pet Gate Collection - Folding Indoor Barrier Fence with Lightweight Design for Dogs

The PETMAKER Wooden Pet Gate provides a practical way to limit your pets access around the house, while still achieving a stylish look for your home. The free-standing barrier can be used to block off access to certain areas of the home, stairs, hallways and more, or can be used to keep your four-legged friend in one room while you’re away! The wooden gate features a neutral finish for an attractive look that complements many different home décor styles and color schemes. It is lightweight with a foldable accordion-design for easy transport from room to room or convenient storage when not in use. The barrier additionally requires no installation, drilling, or hardware that could damage your home- simply just unfold it and use it in the area you need!

MidWest Homes for Pets Dog Crate | iCrate Single Door & Double Door Folding Metal Dog Crates | Fully Equipped

iCrate single-door dog crates by MidWest Homes for Pets are the Inclusive Home Training System designed completely around the safety, security, and comfort of your dog. Features include safe and secure slide-bolt latches, rounded corners, and a removable, washable plastic pan for easy cleanup in the event of an accident.

Dog Care for Grooming

Dog Muzzle, Breathable Basket Muzzles for Small, Medium, Large and X-Large Dogs,

Mayerzon Basket Rubber Dog Muzzle for Anti-barking, Anti-biting and Anti-chewing

CollarDirect Adjustable Dog Muzzle Small Medium Large Dogs Set 2PCS Soft Breathable Nylon Mask Safety Dog Mouth Cover

Our muzzle for large dogs and dog muzzles for medium dogs keeps them from barking, biting, howling or getting anxious around strangers. It is also handy when you need to bathe your pet, treat its ears, or trim its nails.

PetSafe SprayShield Animal Deterrent - Citronella Dog Repellent Spray

SprayShield’s innovative citronella formula interrupts attacks by surprising and distracting animals with a powerful and unusual scent, giving the user valuable time to move to a safe place.

LED Headlamp Rechargeable, Super Bright, 5 Modes, IPX4 Waterproof, Adjustable and Comfortable Headlamp Flashlights

USB Rechargeable Headlamp – Compatible with any USB port and provide UP to 30 hours’ continuous lighting on a single charge. Support 5V DC adapter. (Micro USB charging cable is included, but adapter is not included).

Looking for something else?

Check out my programs below if you need more help in training your dog! If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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