Poppy the Basset Hound jumping over an agility course.
Travel
Firstrax Petnation Port-A-Crate
"We’ve been doing outdoor shows, so things that have been useful are soft crates, which I use for that ventilation when I’m out and about I take them for obedience. She prefers to sit in her dad’s lap at shows, but when I’m walking around and I can’t take her with me she says in a soft side crate."
Best Soft Sided Crate
Best Soft Sided Crate
Firstrax Petnation Port-A-Crate E Series Double Door Collapsible Soft-Sided Dog Crate, 28 inch
Best Soft Sided Crate
Firstrax Petnation Port-A-Crate E Series Double Door Collapsible Soft-Sided Dog Crate, 28 inch
Firstrax Petnation Port-A-Crate E Series Double Door Collapsible Soft-Sided Dog Crate, 28 inch
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Firstrax Petnation Port-A-Crate E Series Double Door Collapsible Soft-Sided Dog Crate, 28 inch
Kurgo Loft Reversible Insulated Dog Quilted Coat
"We use a lot of cooling mats, and she has a cooling vest. Bassets are really weirdly shaped and because of that I bought a lot of things through trial and error, and the one I found for her is Kurgo loft coats. I think I have eight or nine of those loft coats. I liked that they’re adjustable and reversible, so you get two colors in one. When we do travel, I like that she can wear it comfortably."
Best Insulated Coat
Best Insulated Coat
Kurgo Loft Reversible Insulated Dog Quilted Coat, Ink Blue, X-Small
Best Insulated Coat
Kurgo Loft Reversible Insulated Dog Quilted Coat, Ink Blue, X-Small
Kurgo Loft Reversible Insulated Dog Quilted Coat, Ink Blue, X-Small
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Kurgo Loft Reversible Insulated Dog Quilted Coat, Ink Blue, X-Small
Frisco Silicone Collapsible Travel Bowl
"I always have portable bowls. I like those accordion bowls that fold up and I’m not too choosey about the brand. I love to have those because they’re sort of easy. When I’ve been at Fast CAT, I can hook those to my belt loop and have a bottle of water with me and give it to her at the end of the race easily."
Best Collapsible Dog Bowl
Best Collapsible Dog Bowl
Frisco Silicone Collapsible Travel Bowl with Carabiner, Gray, 1.5 Cups
Best Collapsible Dog Bowl
Frisco Silicone Collapsible Travel Bowl with Carabiner, Gray, 1.5 Cups
Frisco Silicone Collapsible Travel Bowl with Carabiner, Gray, 1.5 Cups
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Frisco Silicone Collapsible Travel Bowl with Carabiner, Gray, 1.5 Cups
QUMY Dog Boots Waterproof Shoes
"When we travel and it’s really hot, I use the QUMY dog pet boots on her to protect her feet."
Best Dog Boots
Best Dog Boots
QUMY 4 Piece Dog Boots Waterproof Shoes for Large Dog with Reflective Velcro Rugged Anti-Slip Sole 4PCS, Black, 8
Best Dog Boots
QUMY 4 Piece Dog Boots Waterproof Shoes for Large Dog with Reflective Velcro Rugged Anti-Slip Sole 4PCS, Black, 8
QUMY 4 Piece Dog Boots Waterproof Shoes for Large Dog with Reflective Velcro Rugged Anti-Slip Sole 4PCS, Black, 8
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QUMY 4 Piece Dog Boots Waterproof Shoes for Large Dog with Reflective Velcro Rugged Anti-Slip Sole 4PCS, Black, 8
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Training
Dogswell Energy Extended Activity Lickable Dog Treats
"I also use the Dogswell energy liquid. I tried that for the Fast CAT races and it did seem to make a difference. I use those in that foldable bowls mostly because Bassets make a mess everywhere. It’s like a little chilly pop."
Best Energy Treats
Best Energy Treats
Dogswell Energy Extended Activity Fuel Chicken & Coconut Oil Recipe Grain-Free Lickable Dog Treats, 0.85-oz tube, case of 20
Best Energy Treats
Dogswell Energy Extended Activity Fuel Chicken & Coconut Oil Recipe Grain-Free Lickable Dog Treats, 0.85-oz tube, case of 20
Dogswell Energy Extended Activity Fuel Chicken & Coconut Oil Recipe Grain-Free Lickable Dog Treats, 0.85-oz tube, case of 20
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Dogswell Energy Extended Activity Fuel Chicken & Coconut Oil Recipe Grain-Free Lickable Dog Treats, 0.85-oz tube, case of 20
Flexi Classic Nylon Tape Retractable Dog Leash
"I only use Flexi Leads for training purposes. I think they work great, but some people don’t love how it goes 20 feet in front of them."
Best Retractable Leash
Best Retractable Leash
Flexi Classic Nylon Tape Retractable Dog Leash, Black, Medium: 16-ft long
Best Retractable Leash
Flexi Classic Nylon Tape Retractable Dog Leash, Black, Medium: 16-ft long
Flexi Classic Nylon Tape Retractable Dog Leash, Black, Medium: 16-ft long
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Flexi Classic Nylon Tape Retractable Dog Leash, Black, Medium: 16-ft long
MidWest Wire Dog Exercise Pen
"At shows, we carry a soft side crate for the venue, I carry a metal crate, most of my stuff is MidWest. Of course, at dog shows you see a ton of exercise pens."
Best Exercise Pen
Best Exercise Pen
MidWest Wire Dog Exercise Pen with Step-Thru Door, Gold Zinc, 30-in
Best Exercise Pen
MidWest Wire Dog Exercise Pen with Step-Thru Door, Gold Zinc, 30-in
MidWest Wire Dog Exercise Pen with Step-Thru Door, Gold Zinc, 30-in
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MidWest Wire Dog Exercise Pen with Step-Thru Door, Gold Zinc, 30-in
FitPaws CanineGym Dog Agility Kit
"I use a lot of FitPaws for Agility training. The cavalettis I like those for puppies and senior dogs. They’re just little cones with sticks through them and you can adjust the height."
Best Agility Kit
Best Agility Kit
FitPAWS CanineGym Dog Agility Kit
Best Agility Kit
FitPAWS CanineGym Dog Agility Kit
FitPAWS CanineGym Dog Agility Kit
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FitPAWS CanineGym Dog Agility Kit
Relaxation
Ryobi 18 Volt Hybrid One+ Shop Fan
:I use RYOBI fans a lot — all the dog show people use that. It will fit on the front of a Midwest crate and they’re nice and quiet. People will put a sheet over the crate and the fan under it for reactive dogs or dogs that are maybe fearful, and the whirling of the fan seems to de-stress them a bit."
Best Fan
Best Fan
Ryobi P3320 18 Volt Hybrid One+ Battery or AC Powered Adjustable Indoor / Outdoor Shop Fan (Battery and Extension Cord Not Included / Fan Only)
Best Fan
Ryobi P3320 18 Volt Hybrid One+ Battery or AC Powered Adjustable Indoor / Outdoor Shop Fan (Battery and Extension Cord Not Included / Fan Only)
Ryobi P3320 18 Volt Hybrid One+ Battery or AC Powered Adjustable Indoor / Outdoor Shop Fan (Battery and Extension Cord Not Included / Fan Only)
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Ryobi P3320 18 Volt Hybrid One+ Battery or AC Powered Adjustable Indoor / Outdoor Shop Fan (Battery and Extension Cord Not Included / Fan Only)
Coolaroo Steel-Framed Elevated Dog Bed
"I usee an elevated pet bed at the beach to teach Poppy to stay with us and not to go place to place. We also used it as a place to start for agility training to get her to hold a really good stay. We also practice place by the front door and now when anybody comes in my door she won't run up unless you say 'go see.' I carried that thing everywhere for three and a half years."
Best Elevated Pet Bed
Best Elevated Pet Bed
Coolaroo The Original Elevated Pet Bed, Medium, Terracotta
Best Elevated Pet Bed
Coolaroo The Original Elevated Pet Bed, Medium, Terracotta
Coolaroo The Original Elevated Pet Bed, Medium, Terracotta
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Coolaroo The Original Elevated Pet Bed, Medium, Terracotta
Sancho & Lola's Bully Sticks
"I used bully sticks like crazy when I was taking Poppy to classes. I got permission from the teacher to bring the elevated pet bed, and I got her to sit there when I wasn’t her turn and gnaw on a little bully stick."
Best Bully Stick
Best Bully Stick
Sancho & Lola’s Bully Sticks for Dogs Standard 9.5oz (10-12 Count) Made in USA – No Antibiotics No Growth Hormones, High-Protein Beef Pizzle Dog Chews
Best Bully Stick
Sancho & Lola's Bully Sticks for Dogs Standard 9.5oz (10-12 Count) Made in USA - No Antibiotics No Growth Hormones, High-Protein Beef Pizzle Dog Chews
Sancho & Lola's Bully Sticks for Dogs Standard 9.5oz (10-12 Count) Made in USA - No Antibiotics No Growth Hormones, High-Protein Beef Pizzle Dog Chews
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Sancho & Lola’s Bully Sticks for Dogs Standard 9.5oz (10-12 Count) Made in USA – No Antibiotics No Growth Hormones, High-Protein Beef Pizzle Dog Chews

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