Prey Drive on a Stick
Build drive in your pup through to adult dog
This Flirt Pole is a great way to start Training in Drive with your lower drive dog or puppy, the Lexan whip we use is flexible and can really make the Leather Rags attached move like fast prey!
Some dogs will chase a ball but not play tug, a lot of the time this is because that previous training methods or goals may have taught the dog not to display drive (or excitement) in close proximity to the handler (owner).
Because you can make the bite rags dance at 1 – 3 metres from you with this tool, this can be a way to break down that barrier and get your dog into a game of tug!
Keep in mind though that this toy will not take vigorous tugging.
When testing puppies, I always used to use a bite rag, but when with a litter of pups it was pretty hard to keep them off me. We designed this Flirt Pole to give us the chance to play with the whole litter at once and keep some speed in the rag.
Many people use a toy on a rope or worse a leash, the leash is swung around and the snap hits the dog or pup in the head, game over...
Our flirt pole has light flat nylon cord to attach a soft leather bite rag to it, no harm can be done but it is tough enough to play a pretty vigorous game of tug!
The Toy on the end is made from various leathers in various colours The Cord is 90cm long (35 inches) The Lexan whip stick is 60cm long (24 inches) and has a rubber handle.
You and your dog will have a ball with this tool!
Great for training and or exercising your dog!
Sure you can get a broom stick, string and rag and nail it together, but you dont see the Pro Trainers with home made gear do you, and if you do, perhaps the word "Pro" means something other than "professional"?
These toys are meant for interactive tugging between you and your dog only. Please note that the rope on this is not designed for the dog to bite but is for handler use only. Please note at times fabric colour & sheepskin colour strips may vary
We strongly recommend that you do not allow your dog to keep the toy after interaction has finished.
No toy is 100% indestructible. It is unrealistic to expect that from any toy.
The toys that we sell here at K9 Pro are the best quality and most durable that we have found. Always supervise your dog when playing with toys. Periodically inspect all toys for damage. Do not allow your dog to continue to play with a damaged or broken toy. This product is designed to be used under direct supervision with a dog.
Under suggestion from K9 Pro trainer Steve Courtney, and having observed Steve with the flirt pole and my Stafford, I purchased as part of my ongoing training with my dog. When the flirt pole comes out, nothing else matters! He is totally focused on the flirt pole and me. Fairly robust toy, as my Stafford occasionally grabs it on his way through the air which means there's 21kg of momentum on one end of toy, and me standing still on the other.
My easily distracted Staffordshire Bull Terrier loves to play and engage with me using the flirt pole, great for letting off a bit of steam and burning off some energy.
My three border collies (ages 1 year and 2 x 6 months) love this toy. It has quickly become the firm favourite and they all quickly engaged with it. One of the 6 month old pups in particular loves it so much she will abandon other toy play to go sit by the door where she knows this toy is kept :p
Our Stafford pup loves this, the kids are able to play and engage her with this. I love watching her stalking it!!!
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