Almost 53% of dogs in the USA are overweight or obese, according to surveys conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Approximately 25% of overweight dogs develop serious joint complications. And extra weight places extra demands on virtually all organs of the body. This leads to heart disease and increased blood pressure, difficulty breathing, decreased stamina, heart intolerance, decreased liver function, increased surgical and anesthetic risk, reproductive issues, digestive problems, decreased immune function, skin/fur coat problems, increased risk of cancer, and a decreased quality and length of life. But this isn’t a guilt travel. We get it, life happens. The HDP Agility Training Dog Tunnel from Houseables is a handy gizmo for sharpening your beloved dog’s obedience, quickness, and dexterity. Modeled after tunnels found in obstacle courses at sanctioned dog events, our tunnel is regulation size (AKC and NADAC compliant) to serve as a nice starter tunnel for your home. Size and weight varies greatly by breed but this item is Really helpful for use by small to medium sized dogs with a weight limit of 80 lbs. Measuring 18” long with double ended 24” openings, this coiled practice tunnel is lined with a blue covering that is made from lightweight yet surprisingly durable 600D woven oxford Dacron. Included in this set are 8-10 anti-rust zinc plated 7” stakes with angled tops to better hold the metal grommet. Use this dynamic, portable tool for casual playing, exercise, and introductory training. It is perfect for obstacle courses, specific training exercises, playing chase, playing fetch, hide-and-are looking for, and a great many other favorites. Be advised that this item is only meant for casual use only, not serious training and competitions. Moreover, the material is not weather resistant. We do not recommend leaving the tunnel fully extended overnight or over several days.
REGULATION SIZE: Regulation size (18′ long coiled shape shifting tube with 24” double-ended openings — AKC and NADAC compliant) agility tunnel modeled after those found in obstacle courses at sanctioned dog events. Really helpful for small to mid-sized dogs weighing up to 80-90 pounds (casual use only).
DURABLE MATERIAL: Lined with a blue covering made from lightweight yet surprisingly durable 600D woven Oxford Dacron. Included in this set are 8-10 anti-rust zinc plated 7” stakes that insert through the metal grommet tabs around the base of the tunnel. The downward angled tops of the stakes will not protrude out of the ground and cause harm to your dogs whilst they play.
ENDLESS EXERCISE: A tremendous resource for sharpening your dog’s obedience, quickness, dexterity, and overall quality of life. Use this dynamic, portable tunnel for casual play, exercise, and introductory training. It is perfect for burning tons of dog energy, playing chase, fetch, hide-and-are looking for, and a great many other dog/owner favorites.
PORTABLE: Arrives in a circular carrying case with dual nylon black handles at the top for effortless transport. Once removed from the case, the tunnel instantly expands to full length like a pop out tent. Quickly collapses and folds back together when you’re finished. Set it up inside the home, in the backyard, at your favorite beach or park, and a lot more.
EASY FUN AFTER A RUFF DAY: Occasionally dogging is ruff, and a pup just needs to run around to shed some stress. Our tunnel is a quick and easy way to make an obstacle course of fun for your dog to play with. Your puppy will like it, we guarantee it!