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As consumer spending on pet supplies continues its upward trend to more than $15 billion each year, the shelves of pet stores are becoming increasingly crowded with new items.
While many of these products make training easier for you, some can be detrimental to your dog's physical and behavioral health. To help you navigate a confusing marketplace, this recommendation guide helps point you toward the best product for your dog at the lowest price and ease of use for you.
Most of the products in this guide can be found in your local pet store or delivered to your door via Amazon. Please remember to monitor your dogs for safety when using any pet product, and always consult with a veterinarian before using something that can affect your dog's physical health.
From high value treats to safety tools and the latest in technology, these products can jump-start training and prevent nuisance behaviors.
Plato Real Strips
Stella & Chewy's Meal Mixers
Vital Essentials Freeze Dried Dog Food
Bixbi Pocket Trainers and Bark Pops
PetSafe Treat Pouch Sport
Doggone Good Rapid Rewards
Paw Lifestyles Pouch
Safety and Management
Treat & Train
Take your loose-leash walking skills to the next level with these products that facilitate tension free strolls around the block.
Harnesses and Halters
Ruffwear's Front Range Harness
Clean Run's Perfect Fit Modular Harness
Freedom's No Pull Harness
Blue-9 Multifunction Leash
From work-to-eat puzzles to games like tug and fetch, these products give dogs an appropriate mental and physical outlet for behaviors which are normal to their species.
Left to right: Planet Dog Orbee and Snoop; Spunky Pup Treat Holding Play Toy
Left to right: Himalayan Chews, Bully Sticks, Antlers
Left to right: Chuckit! Launcher, Tug Rope, Flirt Pole
Left to right: Snuffle Mat, Nina Ottoson Puzzles
Last but certainly not least, a collection of our honorable mention products.
3. Aquapaw Bathing Tool and
Wall-Mounted Treat Licker
4. FITbone and FitPAWS paw pods