Puppy Products & Training Aids - Inventory Essentials 2010
All Pet Supply USA
All Pet Supply USA introduces the BD24, a soft-sided crate constructed of a tubular frame with nylon coverings. Openings in the front and top allow easy access for puppies and owners, and screen meshes surrounding the puppy provide ventilation, the manufacturer reports. The crate measures 24x16x16 in. and weighs 5 lb. Available in wine/black and blue/gray color combinations, it’s sized for puppies, along with mini and toy breeds.
Animal Sense Pet Products
Animal Sense Pet Products presents Heavenly Gentle Puppy Shampoo, formulated with organic botanicals and essential oils so it’s gentle enough for puppies, the manufacturer reports. According to the company, it’s vegan-friendly and chemical-free, and can also be used on small animals, such as ferrets, gerbils and guinea pigs.
Black Sheep Creations
Black Sheep Creations announces Doggiewrappers, designed to keep a dog’s accidents in check. They’re easy to put on and feature Velcro and D-ring closures to allow for adjustability, the manufacturer reports. According to the company, they can be used without sanitary pads and are suitable for excitable, senior, incontinent or traveling dogs.
Clicker Leash unveils its product of the same name, which includes a 3-ft. training leash available in four colors and two sizes. Additional leash lengths, as well as a poster and training DVD for the retailer, are also available.
The Company of Animals
The Company of Animals introduces the Pet Corrector. When pressed, it emits a loud, hissing blast of compressed air, the manufacturer reports. According to the company, the hissing stops unwanted dog or cat behavior, such as incessant barking or jumping. The unit, when used with proper training procedures, is designed to interrupt and eventually altogether stop undesirable actions. The 50-ml can is attached to 4x8-in. ready-to-hang cardboard packaging. A guide filled with training tips is included.
Do-Rite presents the Do-Rite Disposable Dog Diaper, available in numerous colors and patterns in medium, large and extra-large sizes. Designed to prevent waste from leaking onto carpets, floors and furniture, it features re-closable straps to ensure the diaper stays in place.
The Inquisitive Canine
The Inquisitive Canine announces the Out of the Box Training Game. Designed to enable pet owners to positively reinforce good behavior in their dogs using motivation and rewards, the game is for dogs of all ages, the manufacturer reports. The 56 training activities can be customized to suit specific needs and learning levels.
Maze Innovations unveils Pet Palace, a starter kit for welcoming puppies and kittens. The roomy, easy-to-assemble box is made of strong water-repellent cardboard and includes a secure pet yard and hut, the manufacturer reports. Food and water bowls are included. The assembled size is 36 x 36 x 18 in.
PetEdge introduces ClearQuest Puppy Pads. They feature a specially scented formula to attract a pet’s interest, making housetraining easy, the manufacturer reports. Each pad is designed to absorb more than 100 times its weight in liquid, and stay dry. According to the company, the pads are sanitary and odor-free, and they protect floors and carpets.
Planet Dog’s Planet Dog for Pups is a line of toys designed for puppies of all sizes up to 10 months of age. The line is made of Orbee-Tuff Pup Orbos with Treat Spots and Orbee-Tuff Bones. Toys come in Big Pup and Lil’ Pup sizes, and in pink and blue colors. The toys are made with a special formula that can be chilled or frozen to soothe teething pain and can also be stuffed with a spread or treats, the company reports. A Squeaky Baby Blanket Buddy is also part of the line.
Poochie-Bells’ product of the same name is designed to offer a safe solution to stopping dog accidents inside a home. Hang the product on a doorknob or hook by the door so that dogs have easy access to it; dogs ring the bell when they need to go outside. Training instructions come included. More than 80 styles in Classic, Country Club, Leather and Bamboo collections are available. The company offers a two-sided point-of-purchase countertop spinner.
Woofhoof’s TRETS Reward Pouch attaches to a dog owner’s hip to hold positive treat rewards. The Pouch is lightweight, stylish and made of durable, washable Cordura, the manufacturer says. It features a magnetic closure for quick access to rewards and details such as piping, a belt clip and an embroidered logo. It can also hold keys, iPods, cell phones and poop bags. The available colors are black, burgundy, blue and pink. An order of 12 pouches comes with a wooden tabletop display that measures 4x12x6 in.
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