After having tried quite a few dog related products on the market, I've collected my favorite ones on this page.
This is not a complete list of all the dog gadgets you need for your dog. Always make sure that any dog gadgets/training gear you get for your dog can't hurt them in any way. If you have any recommendations of dog gadgets to try out, please don't hesitate to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Using activity toys can be a great way to mentally stimulate your dog every day. Make sure you don't pick something that is too hard for your dog so s/he gets frustrated. Also, don't leave your dog with the activity toys unattended if your dog might bite on it and swallow the pieces.
Nina Ottoson has a large variety of pussels for dogs, check out her site here.
Pawsler has created a modular based pussel for dogs, check it out here.
A "snuffle mat" is great for e.g. serving breakfast kibbles, check out this one.
If you have a breed with shortened snouts, this Trixie Roly Poly Snack Egg could be suitable.
A Topple has the same function as a Kong but a different design, learn more here.
This small snake shaped soft pussel is great for brining with you when going to a dog friendly resturang or to a friends place to keep your dog stimulated. Check it out here.
On top of food, daily walks, mental stimulation and enrichment activities you need to brush your dogs teeth, make sure their ears are clean, take care of their fur etc. Here are some dog care gadgets that makes it easier.
The Trixie Dog Care PVA Towel Highly Absorbent is great for drying your dog after a rainy walk, a swim or a shower. Find it here.
This small Grooming shears from Biltema is perfect for small e.g. poodles or trimming between their paws. It's very important to keep it trimmed between their "toes" as it prevent debris like thorns getting stuck. Get it here.
Your dog needs to have one or more cozy spaces that are their own. Where they can sleep during the night or take a nap during the day without the risk of getting disturbed.
Most dogs don't like to wear clothes, but with a bit of reward based training you can teach most of them to be okay with wearing a rain coat or a winter jacket. Since all dogs have very different measurements, you usually need to try out a few styles until you find a good fit.
These are a few of my favorite dog harnesses. Since all dogs have very different measurements, you usually need to try out a few styles until you find a good fit.
These three harnesses are a good choice if you have a larger dog and want a harness that can also be clipped to the chest, so that if the dog pulls, the body is turned to the side. These harnesses make it easy to switch between training walking nicely on a leash and taking a break.
If you have a smaller dog who does not pull on the leach that much, this "step-in" model from Tre Ponti is recommended. Many dogs like not having to put their head through a harness so this is a good alternative.
If you want to be able to go out for a run with your dog, it's a good idea to invest in a good running harness. This one from Non-Stop Dogwear Free Motion usually fits most dogs really well.
There are so many great books about dogs. Below are some of my favourites. As many of them have not yet been translated into English, check out the Swedish page here to view the full list.
Having a dog requires going out every day, no matter how bad the weather is. You'll most likely also find yourself having treats in every pocket. Here are some human clothes and gadgets, to make things easier.
If you like most dog owners love to bring your dog with you, here are some good things to make it smoother and more comfortable for both of you.
Trixie Bicycle basket can easily be installed on your bike. Find it here.
There are quite a few different portable water bottles for does. Here are my 3 favorite ones: