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sunbathing-dogsWith this continuing warm weather we want our dogs to remain comfortable so we are offering some fantastic summer specials on  HyperKewl Dog Cooling Coats from Techniche Until August 31,

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This product uses fabric designed for cooling garments for the US military and once soaked in water and wrung out will keep a dog cool, even in very hot weather for up to 10 hours.

We are also offering tasty discounts on the delicious organic Freeze Pups treats - How many dogs can resist a Freezy Pup frozen organic dog treat? I know Mischief and Arapahoe can't. These treats are easy to make, just add the mix to water and put in the bone shaped ice tray and after a few hours tasty treats are ready.

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Remember if dogs overheat it can be extremely dangerous or can even kill. Xtra Dog supports the Dogs Today Don't Cook Your Dog Campaign


Wednesday, 16 May 2012 09:11


harness image2Welcome to Xtra Dog the home of the original Xtra Dog fleece harness. These harnesses were designed by Tellington TTouch Instructor, Marie Miller and used and recommended by many dog trainers and Tellington TTouch practitioners and instructors. They were also recently seen on TV on Bang Goes the Theory. This is the only fleece dog harness that was specifically designed for the Tellington TTouch training method and all our walking harnesses come with a front ring as standard. We pride ourselves in our design, the choice of sizes and colours, but should we not be able to fit one of our standard sizes then please ask us about our custom fitting service. If you have not tried the Xtra Dog harness have a read on this site about how they work to stop dogs pulling, these harnesses have been seen and recommended by Dog's Today magazine and are often copied but never bettered!

Xtra Dog is also the home of the award winning Spiffy Dog Air Collar, the award winning Pet Top drinking device and the Adanac range of sled dog products that we bring in for you from the USA, plus The Original Raised Pet Beds and much more. We constantly looking for good quality innovative products for our own dogs and if they like them we may well offer them to your dogs too.

We hope that you enjoy our site, do check out the Dogucation Zone and the Tellington TTouch section with useful dog training advice. If you have a new puppy check out Kerri Bee's puppy pack.

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Monday, 07 April 2014 09:12

Tellington TTouch Training

ttouch-logo-greensmXtra Dog now offers Tellington TTouch training as well as general one to one dog training, puppy training and sled dog training at our new centre  in Sookholme, near Mansfield in Nottingham. Our certified Tellington TTouch Practitioner (P1), Alex Wilson, who is also a member of the Pet Professional Guild covers the East Midlands and Central London. He will travel to other areas if it is cost effective to do so. We can also offer one day workshops at any location within the UK.Tellington TTouch is a teaching method for animals that incorporates body work and ground exercises where appropriate, to help improve co-ordination, balance and athletic ability whilst deepening further communication and understanding between the animal and its owner/carer. TTouch is a very effective teaching method for dogs that pull, are noise sensitive, who are reactive, bad travellers to mention just a few things that it can help with. Tellington TTouch combines light pressure touch with slow groundwork exercised to help the dog's nervous system cope with situations that we take for granted.

Click Here to find out more or call us on 0330 088 3447 (office hours) if you would like to speak to our Tellington TTouch Practitioner directly. 


image-5The body wrap is a piece of equipment commonly used in Tellington TTouch. Generally we would use the American elasticated Ace wrap available from Xtra Dog. The wrap will change the posture of the dog due feedback received from the nervous system. It will help the nervous system be more effective. Many people use wraps to help improve the physical and mental balance of dogs and they can also help dogs with fear and phoebia issues like fireworks, thunder. They can also benefits dogs that are bad travellers. 

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Wednesday, 07 November 2012 10:39

Dexas Popware Raised Pet Bowls Launched in the UK

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New from Dallas Texas, Xtra Dog is thrilled to be offering the Dexas Popware range of raised pet feeders, and on the go drinking bowls. Utilising Dexas' silicone technolgy these are the best dog bowls on the market and the benefit of having your dog's bowl raised is that it can improve your dog's posture that will aid good digestion and have a positive influence on his behaviour.

We are also thrilled to have the Dexas range of transportable bowls that sit on the top of a regular water bottle on attach to you via a carabiner clip. Check out these products, I know that you will be as thrilled as our dogs Mischief and Arapahoe are.

Now you don't have to cross the Atlantic to buy these incredible products as they are available from Xtra Dog.







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Xtra Dog is devoted to the comfort and welfare of all dogs, everywhere.

We pride ourselves in offering a range of ethical products for dogs, their training and wellbeing. Our range includes our own design of fleece walking harness, Spiffy Dog Air Collars, the world's most comfortable dog collars, the Zima X-Back harness, the original X-Back as well as some of the best products available anywhere in the world.

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