Wooden Skills Training Box

Also known as a Place Box, Shaping Box or Position Box made of Solid Wood.  The Skills Training Box is used for teaching dogs obedience, developing their confidence, improving their focus, creating solid place skills & refining positions.  It’s an essential & versatile training tool to help with many more skills.   Having a box to practice with at home is a great asset to your training journey.    

– Solid wood, no 2 boxes will be identical as wood grain varies.  

– Box has 3 smooth edged handles for easy portability.

– Wood is untreated to protect dog paws.  Store indoors.

– Dimensions: Length 23″ x Width 15″ x Height 5″

The Ultimate Guide to Socializing Your Puppy In A Pandemic

by Grace Foley, CPDT, KA

This is the must-have guide to raising a puppy during a pandemic! We can all agree that puppies need to be socialized to the world around them at an early age to become confident and stable adult dogs. But with a global pandemic underway, how do you teach your puppy about the world safely?
With over 20 years of professional experience with animals, Grace Foley, Owner and Head Trainer of Grace With Dogs, shows you how to do it. This book is chock full of great ideas to socialize your new puppy during a pandemic and beyond. You’ll learn fun and creative ways to introduce your puppy to new sights, smells, sounds and human customs. Introducing challenges in positive and safe ways allows your puppy to become confident with you by his side!
Chapters Include:
– What is Socialization? Why Do We Need to Do It?
– Introductions Should be Positive
– Controlled Introductions During Covid-19
– Prepare for the Unexpected
– “It’s No big Deal”
– Allison and Spencer
– Colleen and Frankie
– Be Calm, Patient and Encouraging
– Let’s Get Started
– Brain Games
– Silver Linings
– You’re Not Alone! 

Grace With Dogs Official Soft Cotton Logo T-Shirt

In a variety of colors to match your style.  Celebrate your commitment to your well-behaved dog – you’ve earned it!


It takes teamwork to make it happen! Soft cotton shirt, choose your color.  Celebrate your commitment to your well-behaved dog – you’ve earned it!

Training Tools

Dog Food Pouch – “The Dog Trainer’s Pouch”

Silicone Dog Food Pouch with Belt. Pouch is large enough to comfortably reach into to give timely rewards.

Silicone Dog Treat Pouches (Set of 2) – Dog Treat Pouch Holder Bag with Clip for Training

Silicone Dog Food Pouch with waist clip. Set of 2. Pouches are large enough to comfortably reach into to give timely rewards.

MidWest Ultima Pro Extra-Strong Double Door Folding Metal Dog Crate w/ Divider Panel

Silicone Dog Food Pouch with waist clip. Set of 2. Pouches are large enough to comfortably reach into to give timely rewards.

Slip Leash – Pet Dog Show Slip Leash Made in The USA 1/8″ x 54″

My recommended tool for teaching your dog leash communication for polite leash manners.

Kurgo 6 in 1 Quantum Hands-Free Leash

Hands free leash for dogs, running belt, crossbody & waistbelt, reflective with caribener clip and padded handle. 

Long Training Line Heavy Duty Nylon 15FT/30FT/50 FT/100FT

A long line leash that has enough length for your pets to move about while training.  You can easily teach your dog recalls & more both indoors and outdoors..

Training Clickers with Wrist Straps – Dog Training Clickers

Clickers are used just like Marker Words – to clearly signal the behaviors we like from our dogs.

Millers Forge Dog Nail Clippers, Large Made in Italy

A heavy, durable nail clipper . Constructed from German stainless steel & made in Italy, this clipper will stay strong and sharp. It’s the # 1 choice of veterinarians & groomers & will outlast any other nail clipper. The sharp cutting blades ensure a quick, clean cut.  .

The Original Coolaroo Platform Bed

The raised bed allows for a dog to have a clearly designated area to “go to place”.  Can be used indoor & outdoor.  Strong, breathable  & helps keep your dog cool.  Creates low-impact areas to pressure points and joints. .

White Noise Machine

‘LectroFan White Noise Maker – powerful little noise maker for covering loud outdoor sounds and for helping to induce a state of calm.

Healthy Treats

Stewart Freeze Dried Dog Treats Made in USA

Everyone deserves a tasty treat!  These 100% pure Freeze Dried Beef Liver Treats are all natural.  I haven’t met a dog yet that will pass these up!

The Honest Kitchen Ocean Fish Skin Chews

Pure fish skins are a one-ingredient, high-protein, keep-them-occupied chew that’s a natural alternative to rawhide. Each chew is packed with omegas to promote healthy skin and a shiny coat, so you can keep your pup busy, healthy and happy

Toys For Puppies

KONG for Puppies Natural Teething Toy Rubber – Fun to Chew, Chase and Fetch

Customized for a growing puppy’s baby teeth and gums. This gentle, but long-lasting Kong toy helps satisfy instinctual needs, provides mental stimulation, encourages healthy play and satisfies instinctual needs.  As as treat-dispensing puzzle toy, it helps solve chewing, separation anxiety, teething, boredom, crate training, digging and barking! 

Snuffle Mat Encourages Natural Foraging Skills, Interactive Puzzle Toy

Foraging and sniffing are natural dog behaviors that promote focus & calm.    Durable, Machine Washable. 

Plus, who doesn’t like puzzles?

Puppy Benebone Set

DURABLE, WITH A LITTLE GIVE – Benebones are for determined chewers. Our puppy line is durable and quite firm to the human touch, but is a teeny bit more forgiving for teething pups.

Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Dog Treat Puzzle (Level 1)

BEGINNER’S PUZZLE CHALLENGE: Start your pup’s off with a level 1 Treat Tumble dog toy from Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound. This brightly-colored red and yellow large treat-dispensing ball is a fun way to introduce puzzle games to your pup 

Chilly Bones to Help Sooth Teething Puppies

Canvas bone meant to help puppies get through their teething stage.  Put in freezer so puppy has a cool, soothing toy to chew on to help soothe gums.  Supervised use only.

Toys For Dogs

Kong Wobbler Treat Dispensing Toy

Wobble rough & tumble toy that dispenses treats. Unpredictable movement helps promote confidence, too!   Made of food-grade, high-strength polymer, is dishwasher safe. Top unscrews from bottom for easy filling. USA Made.

Benebone – Real Bacon Wishbone Dog Chew Toy For Aggressive Chewers

Satisfies a dog’s need to chew.  Keeps busy mouths chewing the right things, not the wrong ones. USA Made. USA

LickiMat Wobble, Dog Slow Feeder Bowl for Boredom and Anxiety Reduction

The LickiMat made even better with wobble action.  Licking is a self-soothing action and the wobble adds to the distraction.  Perfect for quiet time, and for use during thunderstorm anxiety, nail trims, and much more.

Snuffle Mat – Encourages Natural Foraging Skills, Interactive Puzzle Toys, Durable, LARGE

Large foraging type puzzle to stimulate your dog’s mind and encourage calming foraging behaviors.  Closes shut for storage.  Large toy for all breeds.

KONG – Classic Dog Toy, Durable Natural Rubber- Fun to Chew, Chase and Fetch

A great toy for relationship building, fetch or stuff the KONG for a quiet, self-soothing toy.  Freeze food inside for a longer lasting treat.  Top rack dishwasher Safe

Kong Heavy Duty for Super Chewers (color Black)

The KONG Extreme black rubber toy helps satisfy dogs’ instinctual needs & provides mental stimulation. Healthy play is important for dogs’ physical & mental development, emotions and behavior. Helps solve chewing, separation anxiety, teething, boredom, crate training, digging and barking.  

Chuck-It Breathe Right Ball – Facilitates breathing and airflow into your dog’s lungs while playing

The unique, hollow, mesh-like design facilitates breathing & airflow into your dog’s lungs while running & fetching, reducing the possibility of choking.   Breathe Right Fetch Balls are compatible with all Chuckit! Launchers.  

WEST PAW Zogoflex Tux Treat Dispensing Dog Chew Toy – Interactive Chewing Toys for Dogs

Fun for Chewing, Fetching & Catching.  This durable toy holds Kibble and Treats, Made in USA 

Nylabone Dura Chew for Power Chewers Textured & Flavored Chew Ring Toy.

The long lasting dog chew toy that challenges even the most aggressive chewers & discourages destructive chewing.  Made in the USA 

KONG – Wubbaª Tugga – Durable Cotton Rope Tug of War Dog Toy – For Interactive Play Only

Once you learn the right way to play tug of war with your dog, the game becomes one of the best ways to get obedience and end “mouthy” bad habits from your dog!

K9 Tug Toy – Double Handles

Tug Toys are meant for interactive tugging between you and your dog only. We strongly recommend that you do not allow your dog to keep the toy after interaction has finished. Handles are not for Biting