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Steve with Mr. Delmar in Kansas City, MO.

Transcript from Steve's Video:

This is the Delmar Smith Wonder Lead. It's the best $20 you are ever going to spend for training a dog. It's made out of what's called piggin' string, which is a cowboy thing. It's a real stiff rope. It's used to teach a dog mainly to heel. The idea behind it is that you've got this rubber stopper, and that when the dog is where he's supposed to be it's going to loosen up on him.

It gives a really fast response. When you are trying to teach your dog heeling and he moves out too far or backs up too much, it response really quickly. You don't have to have the right reaction time. It's going to do the work for you.

Just one of the simplest ways to teach a dog to heel. I've been using them for about 10 years now. When I first heard about them I clearly remember saying, "I don't know if that's the right thing for me. Not really sure." But I saw Rick use one once at one of his seminars. And it was just sort of like a light turned on for me.

Steve training with the WONDER LEAD.

Just a really neat device. It's a major part of Rick and Ronnie's Silent Command System. It's a key part to it. If you are using that system to train your dog, I highly recommend that you get a Wonder Lead.

We include what they call these little red tops. What's eventually going to happen is that over time this little stopper is going to wear down. So we include this. It's a little device that you slide up into here once it gets worn down. That's going to increase the life of it. This is just something we throw in for folks.

I just absolutely love my Wonder Leads. I carry them with me wherever I go. It takes the place of a leash for me.

One thing I like to point out is that because it is stiff, I typically like to be wearing gloves when I'm using it. You can use it without gloves, but you are going to regret it at a certain point. It's one of those things that when I'm working a dog with it, gloves are a major factor.

But the Delmar Smith Wonder Lead is a neat tool. Highly recommend it. We use them in our training and I recommend that you try it out in yours.



BEST-SELLER.
"This May Be The Single Best Piece Of Dog Training Equipment Ever Devised."

By: John Cannon - GA

Hunts. I purchased the Delmar Smith Wonder Lead. This may be the single best piece of dog training equipment ever devised. Had pup calmly walking at heel in less than ten minutes. Even better finally allowed my wife to take a dominant position to the pup with little effort. With her new confidence pup is responding to her commands. I cannot recommend it enough.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3444
Reviewed: 2013-08-15
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"I like them very much. I use them during training and when teaching seminars. I refer all of my customers to your website for their dog products."

By: Roger Hess

Owns 11 dogs. Hunts. I like them very much. I use them during training and when teaching seminars. I refer all of my customers to your website for their dog products.

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Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2582
Reviewed: 2011-09-05
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"Every time I bring out a wonderlead, all of my dogs get excited, line up shoulder to shoulder, sit or stand, then smile as they drop their heads slightly to accept the lead, as they anticipate something fun is going to happen, be it a simple walk or bird work."

By: Rachelle Boettcher From WI

Brittany & Boykin. Owns 4 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. The wonder lead is simple to use and easy to maintain. The directions and photo illustrations included in the packaging are clear to understand.

The wonder lead has been an indespensible training tool which I use for yard work, prior to conformation showing, field work, and indoor training on manners. I have used the wonder lead on several of my former rescue Brittanys and have recommended it to their adopters. I have also demonstrated it to family, friends, co-workers, and random strangers I see struggling to walk their dogs.

Every time I bring out a wonderlead, all of my dogs get excited, line up shoulder to shoulder, sit or stand, then smile as they drop their heads slightly to accept the lead, as they anticipate something fun is going to happen, be it a simple walk or bird work.


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2454
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
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"20 bucks for a piece of rope seems silly, but it's worth it."

By: Brad Smith

Hunts. Family pet. Good product. Well made. Allows for more positive and direct control of the dog, as compared to a leash. 20 bucks for a piece of rope seems silly, but it's worth it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4570
Reviewed: 2013-10-30
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"In the short time we have had this lead, I can see that it enables much better physical communication with my dog."

By: Bruce Hood From ON

Hunts. Family pet. Competes. In the short time we have had this lead, I can see that it enables much better physical communication with my dog. The improvement in heel in particular was immediate. Looking forward to attending a Rick Smith seminar and learning more about how to use the WonderLead.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5171
Reviewed: 2013-11-07
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"This is an essential training tool."

By: Stephen Durrence From GA

Labrador/Boykins/Golden/English Coker. Owns 45 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes. This is an essential training tool. As a trainer I recommend it to all owners who desire better obedience from their four-legged companion.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5968
Reviewed: 2013-12-01
Featured Review
"Purchased the Huntsmith training videos and found plenty of helpful training techniques mastered Delmar Smith and honed to perfection by Ronnie and Rick Smith."

By: Kip From IL

Hunts. Purchased the Huntsmith training videos and found plenty of helpful training techniques mastered Delmar Smith and honed to prefection by Ronnie and Rick Smith. (Highly recommend their videos). The Wonder Lead is one of the most effective training practices Huntsmith has to offer. With full understanding and proper training of Wonder Lead, this could be the must effective tool in your training bag. Enjoy the 2011 hunting season my fellow hunter!!!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2441
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Great product. Within days my dog learn to heel and follow my lead."

By: Edgar

Giant Schnauzer. Owns 2 dogs. Family pet. Great product. Within days my dog learn to heel and follow my lead.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2440
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
Customer Review #6445

By: Larry Hinchman From WI

Boykin Spaniel. Owns 8 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes. I am giving one to everyone in my training group. They truly are a wonder in training.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6445
Reviewed: 2013-12-13
"It is a great tool to use for teaching a dog to heal."

By: John J. McClendon,III From TX

Pudelpointer. Hunts. Family pet. It is a great tool to use for teaching a dog to heal. My dog has worked extensively with Ronnie Smith, Delmar's nephew, and a well known trainer in his own right. Ronnie uses the wonder lead and has worked with me on it's use as well. It really, really works. It is like powersteering for your dog.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2409
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"It has worked out very well for us"

By: Brenda Rowe From AL

Hunts. Family pet. It has worked out very well for us. Our Heidi is 1 year old and very stubborn, so we were in need of something that would get her attention, and the wonder lead is great.
It was a little difficult for me to grasp the concept, but my husband has it down to a tee. Heidi doesn't like it at all, and is very submissive as soon as it goes around her head!


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2408
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Lead is stiff giving excellent control. I use a second wonder lead on the belly for whole training."

By: Scott Krk From IL

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Lead is stiff giving excellent control. I use a second wonder lead on the belly for whole training.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2400
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"I have found that the most aggressive pulling dog will give to the wonder lead after 1 maybe 2 experiences."

By: CHARLES FASOLA From LA

Owns 8 dogs. Hunts. I have found that the most aggressive pulling dog will give to the wonder lead after 1 maybe 2 experiences.

It is really a "wonder" as to how quickly it works!

Great product!!


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2395
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
Customer Review #6512

By: Tom Garth Jr From AL

Family pet. A must have. The BEST product I have found. It is cheap compared to most things. It is easy to use, and the dog instantly responds to your guidance. It is the simplest way to enforce high quality training, even if you personally have little training experience. Buy the product, follow the simple instructions, and get great results. It is that simple. The dog learns who is alpha quickly, and it does not hurt them for no reason. It's the INSTANT corrective feedback that provides the dog with a high yield learning experience.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6512
Reviewed: 2013-12-17
"If you're serious about real bird dogs, Delmar's Wonder Lead is definitely what you need!"

By: Trent

3/4 GSP,1/4 LAB. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. If you're serious about real bird dogs, Delmar's Wonder Lead is definitely what you need!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2381
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Only thing I don't like is that I need a new one! Great product. Couldn't do what I do without one."

By: Evan Thames From LA

labs. Owns 10 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes. Only thing I don't like is that I need a new one! Great product. Couldn't do what I do without one.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2379
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Will buy another if either of these ever wear out!"

By: Edwin W. (Tripp) Copeland,III

Owns 5 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Have 2 and have had them for 4 years. Can't train without them. Still in the same shape as when I got them, just a little dirtier. Will buy another if either of these ever wear out!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2373
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Great device. Easy to use and works great."

By: Tanner

Gsp. Owns 11 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Great device. Easy to use and works great.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2360
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
Customer Review #6574

By: Charles Gillis From GA

Boykin Spaniel. Hunts. Family pet. Wonder Lead is a very efficient training aid. I use is several times each day. Even if this one is the second one that I've purchased. My Boykin ate the first one.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6574
Reviewed: 2013-12-20
"Gloves are a must"

By: Terry Glover From PA

Hunts. Family pet. I love this lead. It worked great for teaching heel. No more pulling and corrections are quick and effective. I learned how to use it at one of Rick Smith's clinics, and I was impressed at how quickly I got results with my unruly pup. It is however, rough on your hands and gloves are a must.

Terry


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2328
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Easy device anyone can use to quickly teach your dog to heal!!"

By: Steve Depta

Brittany. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes. Easy device anyone can use to quickly teach your dog to heal!!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2325
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Great training tool"

By: Richard Perez

Hunts. Great training tool

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4193
Reviewed: 2013-10-22
"Tried it, and it works well for my dog."

By: Robert Krepps From MN

Great item. Came recommended by another dog trainer. Tried it, and it works well for my dog.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4022
Reviewed: 2013-10-20
"Control, control, control."

By: Steven

Hunts. Family pet. Competes. A Pro Trainer recommended it to me, and I'm recommended it to you. Control, control, control. Start off using it with your pup, review as necessary.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4531
Reviewed: 2013-10-29
"My trainer showed me how to use it on my shorthair. Boy did it change things quick."

By: Jeff Cooper From OH

Steve
Great product. My trainer showed me how to use it on my shorthair. Boy did it change things quick. I now put it on him before going out. Just as a touch up. You really have some neat stuff
Thanks
Jeff Cooper


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5848
Reviewed: 2013-11-27
"Communicating much better with the lead"

By: Charles H Gillis III From GA

Boykin Spaniel. Hunts. Family pet. VERY efficient training aid. Working my seven month old Boykin pup 2-3 times daily (15-20 minute sessions) with the lead. We are communicating much better with the lead.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5900
Reviewed: 2013-11-29
"Very easy to use, and does exactly what it was designed for."

By: EL Taruas Bluford From NC

Hunts. Family pet. Very easy to use, and does exactly what it was designed for. There is a big difference when I use it on my pup. Thank you for a great product.


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5133
Reviewed: 2013-11-06
"Have not used very much"

By: Matthew J. Buczolich From IN

Lab. Hunts. Family pet. Have not used very much

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4982
Reviewed: 2013-11-04
"Easy to use and effective. Great product."

By: Mike

Hunts. Family pet. Easy to use and effective. Great product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4978
Reviewed: 2013-11-04
"Totally satisfied with this product. It solve a problem with my head strong lab wanting to walk 2 steps in front of me. Now he is one of the dogs people admire."

By: Alan

Competes. I've trained 3 competition dogs using the William Kohler Method, and a choker for AKC obedience trials. It works well for me. What I like best about this tool is that it is super effective on dogs that push ahead forward when heeling. The other feature I like is when used correctly it fine tunes every part of the heel exercise with instant feedback to the dog do to the quick correction then release. This tells the dog instantly where the correct heel position is to be. For competition, I use it to perfect Right & Left turns, figure 8's and about turns. Another big feature is characteristics of the rope where it tightens and loosens instantly with no lag. Not to say you can do the same thing with a choker and an experienced trainer, but it takes a lot more skill. Totally satisfied with this product. It solve a problem with my head strong lab wanting to walk 2 steps in front of me. Now he is one of the dogs people admire. One caution: this tool is to use it lightly, meaning more like quick, light pulls. Otherwise the dog will develop poor healing habits.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5684
Reviewed: 2013-11-23
"Very smart way to train heel."

By: Brian Broussard

Labrador. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Competes. Very smart way to train heel. Dog learns through self inflicted discomfort.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6133
Reviewed: 2013-12-03
"You can have your dog heeling in just a few sessions."

By: Kevin Scribner

brittany. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Competes. The lead works great getting dog use to the pressure point. You can have your dog heeling in just a few sessions.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2888
Reviewed: 2011-10-21
Customer Review #8417

By: Kevin Sullivan From MI

Owns 2 dogs. Competes. I didn't know what to expect after watching the videos and reading other peoples reviews. This simple lead is amazing. My young Golden has responded incredibly well, and I would definitely recommend it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8417
Reviewed: 2014-02-21
"The wonder lead worked the minute we put it on"

By: Marne Walker From MI

german shorthaired pointer. Hunts. Family pet. The wonder lead worked the minute we put it on Remmie our German Shorthaired. Taking her on walks is now a relaxing expeience for the both of us.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2791
Reviewed: 2011-09-13
"I had forgotten how well it worked. I am happy to have one again."

By: Kenneth Hofelich

Owns 6 dogs. I train single and dual purpose dogs. Good manners are a must.
I've used the lead in the past. Frankly, I had forgotten how well it worked. I am happy to have one again. It works. Try it.
Delmar Smith had it right.


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2621
Reviewed: 2011-09-06
"Ease of use. Doesn't hurt or scare the pup at all."

By: Dave Hutchinson From GA

Hunts. Ease of use. Doesn't hurt or scare the pup at all. Has worked fine for the Brit and a Fox Red Lab.
Thanks for asking


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2598
Reviewed: 2011-09-05
"Quick and easy to use, and it works."

By: Dee

Owns 13 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Quick and easy to use, and it works.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2592
Reviewed: 2011-09-05
Customer Review #8535

By: Michael Berndsen From IL

I love using the wonder lead. It has helped me as a new bird dog hunter train a new puppy. It's worth giving it a try. My dog took to the lead very fast, and I am very please with the progress. By the way, my pup is 12 weeks old today.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8535
Reviewed: 2014-02-25
Customer Review #8610

By: John Hieb From MO

Boykin Spaniel. Family pet. The lead works great in getting the attention of my dog during training sessions.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8610
Reviewed: 2014-02-27
"Gonna see if it helps on my Wife next if I can get the courage up to put it on her"

By: Steve Morin From CT

Field Bred English Springer Spaniel. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. I have had and used this lead for the past two years. It is a tool that should be in every Dog Owners possession.

I was very impressed with the immediate attention and focus I received from my dawgs with this training lead.

Gonna see if it helps on my Wife next if I can get the courage up to put it on her


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2556
Reviewed: 2011-09-04
"This lead works well and my dog reacts to just the lightest tension applied."

By: MM From KS

Hunts. This lead works well, and my dog reacts to just the lightest tension applied. Very good product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2554
Reviewed: 2011-09-04
"Works great"

By: Brian Jecker From NJ

Hunts. Works great
Rubber stopper wears out quickly


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2543
Reviewed: 2011-09-03
"It is easy to put on and take off, and delivers a quick, effective and humane correction."

By: Seth From WA

Deutsch Drahthaar. Hunts. The Wonder Lead has worked well for me in teaching heel. It is easy to put on and take off, and delivers a quick, effective and humane correction.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2540
Reviewed: 2011-09-03
"The wonder lead was an excellent tool for teaching the heal command to my youngest pup."

By: Michael Walden From TX

Labrador. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes. The wonder lead was an excellent tool for teaching the heal command to my youngest pup. In no time the pup quickly associated how to relieve the pressure by properly obeying the heel command

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2532
Reviewed: 2011-09-03
"My wife works for a professional gun dog trainer. The wonder lead was recommended by him."

By: Rick Yaun

Labrador Retriever. Hunts. Family pet. Competes. My wife works for a professional gun dog trainer. The wonder lead was recommended by him. Cuts training time in half. Especially good if a dog tends to pull.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2524
Reviewed: 2011-09-03
"Wow! My dog really, really pays attention when she has this on!"

By: Bob

Brittany. Family pet. Wow! My dog really, really pays attention when she has this on!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2517
Reviewed: 2011-09-03
"It has helped me get 2 dogs trained quickly and easily for basic obedience."

By: Karl Barwin From MN

labrador retrievers. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. The wonder lead works very well at getting the dogs attention without being too harsh. It has helped me get 2 dogs trained quickly and easily for basic obedience.

I have suggested this lead to several others and I am very satisfied with the results I have seen from using it.


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2495
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Awesome training lead! Way better than a choker chain. Doesn't have the noise associated with a chain that may startle some dogs."

By: Ryan Hochstetler From IN

GSP. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Awesome training lead! Way better than a choker chain. Doesn't have the noise associated with a chain that may startle some dogs.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2491
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
Customer Review #8690

By: Roy S Fisher From TX

Brittany. Hunts. Family pet. This thing is awesome. It was always a struggle to walk my Brittany, even with a choke chain. Within minutes of using the Wonder Lead he acted like a different dog. Now he heels great and we can take him walking around the neighborhood without it being a struggle the whole way. Great product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8690
Reviewed: 2014-03-01
"Amazing product"

By: David Bohler

Hunts. Family pet. Amazing product

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2482
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Great lead, just as effective as a pinch collar."

By: Edward Lemoine From CA

Pudelpointer. Hunts. Great lead, just as effective as a pinch collar. Lightweight, always with me in the field.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2461
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Prong collar was leaving marks that I did not enjoy. The wonder lead is a good alternative."

By: Matt Cosgrove From IN

Hunts. Family pet. I bought the wonder lead as a replacement for the prong collar. I had great success with the prong collar. However, my dog has a low amount of hair around the neck and stomach area. Therefore, the prong collar was leaving marks that I did not enjoy. The wonder lead is a good alternative. Great quality, nice and easy to apply, and a low cost/high quality product that has a lot of upside. If I only had some more specific training from the Smith family, I am sure it would even be better!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2460
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
Customer Review #8716

By: Darlene Hollingsworth From OH

Family pet. With the weather the way it's been, I haven't really got to use the Wonder Lead on my German Shepherd yet. I have used one in the past on my Lab, and it was wonderful!!! Thank you.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8716
Reviewed: 2014-03-02
Customer Review #8803

By: Tanner Ray From GA

I have two leads, and they have both been chewed apart each time. I can't afford another one. Is there a way it can be repaired?

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8803
Reviewed: 2014-03-05
"Like they say...I wonder how I would have trained my dog without it"

By: Mark Scanlan

Boykin. Hunts. Family pet. Like they say...I wonder how I would have trained my dog without it

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2447
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
Customer Review #8903

By: Robert Hall From SC

Family pet. Works really well. My dog will stop and listen just by showing him the coiled up leash. This leash will tame the most stubborn dog. I tried all kinds of training leads, but this one works the best. It is good for training, not for everyday use. The ones like this made of soft nylon do not work as well, but are good for everyday use.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8903
Reviewed: 2014-03-08
Customer Review #9177

By: Mark Loridon From MI

Beagle. Hunts. I am still having a little trouble with my Beagle trying to hang himself, while using the Wonder Lead. I think I need more time to truly evaluate.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 9177
Reviewed: 2014-03-17
"Works as advertised. Hard on hands, so wear gloves."

By: Randy Hunt From ON

Lab. Hunts. Family pet. Works as advertised. Hard on hands, so wear gloves. I have a stubborn dog who likes to pull. So we are still working with it.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5223
Reviewed: 2013-11-10
"The inside of the rubber was worn down, and there wasn't enough friction to keep it in place. Other than that I like the product."

By: Jordan

Owns 6 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes. It certainly works at getting the dog to respond to the lead. I felt that it was beneficial in instilling the heel command in several of my dogs. However, I did not like how quickly the rubber stopper wore out on the lead. The piece of rubber is supposed to keep the loop small enough that the loop won't slip down the dog's neck, but instead will stay nicely up behind the dog's ears. This worked well for a little while, but within a couple of months, the inside of the rubber was worn down and there wasn't enough friction to keep it in place. Other than that I like the product.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2810
Reviewed: 2011-09-16
"Concept is great just needs a new engineered stopper."

By: Brian Johnson

Pointer. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Rubber stopper could be improved to last more than a few times on the dog. Consider a different compound that is stiffer and wouldn't slide as easily. The little plastic thing doesn't help much. Concept is great just needs a new engineered stopper.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5561
Reviewed: 2013-11-20
"The lead is a good tool, works as described."

By: Kim Williams From SC

German Shorthaired Pointers. Owns 6 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. The lead is a good tool, works as described. Will continue to utilize as needed on those who need it.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4730
Reviewed: 2013-10-31
"It may look like a lasso on these city streets, but boy does it work."

By: Whitney Tawney From DC

Hunts. Family pet. Coming from a western family that always has had black labs; I've always wanted one of my own. So finally I bit the bullet and have a 7 month old pup named Woodley in the big city. Unlike the farm dogs we've had, Woodley has to function as a city dog and trusted friend in the field and water, which means total manners and obedience. I've always shied away from choke chain collars so when my colleague suggested the Wonder Lead I was intrigued. It may look like a lasso on these city streets, but boy does it work. At the moment, Woodley is small enough that his pulling isn't too hard on my hands, but I think if he was a bigger dog I may wear gloves when using the Wonder Lead as the instructions suggest. I've also not had to wrap the lead around one ear for more control; I think he may be too small for that. But overall I'm pleased about my purchase and solution as it's very affordable and gives me much more control over my dog. It's a great training tool!

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2484
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"Durable. Use it to heel and whoa train all our dogs and customer dogs."

By: John Griffiths From MI

Owns 6 dogs. Hunts. Competes. Durable. Use it to heel and whoa train all our dogs and customer dogs.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2345
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"My only complaint would be that the rubber piece that is meant to keep loop around your dogs neck from getting too "relaxed"; wears out very quickly, and is pretty much useless after that. Overall good product."

By: Garry

Hunts. Family pet. This lead made a really big difference in heel training. I still today use it, mainly as a leash. My only complaint would be that the rubber piece that is meant to keep loop around your dogs neck from getting too "relaxed"; wears out very quickly, and is pretty much useless after that. Overall good product, I would recommend to anyone serious about training.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2391
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"As long as I keep the lead up against his ears, my dog heels perfectly. However, if the rope slips down his neck, he goes back to pulling."

By: Greg Piatt From OR

Hunts. As long as I keep the lead up against his ears, my dog heels perfectly. However, if the rope slips down his neck, he goes back to pulling.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2456
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"With the narrow head profile of the English (female), I found it very difficult to keep the lead up near the ears and impossible to use it over one or both ears."

By: Jerry Haller From CO

English Setter. Family pet. With the narrow head profile of the English (female), I found it very difficult to keep the lead up near the ears and impossible to use it over one or both ears. The lead is very stiff (I think a little too stiff) and she tended to pull forward on the heal training. The lead always ended up down the neck where she is very comfortable pulling me around.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2561
Reviewed: 2011-09-04
"It's a great training tool, but the rubber washer always gets too loose to adequately control the hoop size after only a few uses."

By: Tyson Traw From TX

pointers & setters. Owns 5 dogs. Hunts. Competes. It's a great training tool, but the rubber washer always gets too loose to adequately control the hoop size after only a few uses. This doesn't diminish the overall usefullness of the lead, but it certainly makes it tougher to use.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2435
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
"This was just one of those pretty good ideas that didn't quite work out."

By: Orville Laughlin From IN

Hunts. Family pet. Competes. I bought this when my girl was still young. Like most GSPs, she had a real problem with pulling. However, the rope texture was so rough it hurt her and frightened her to have it on. Quite frankly, it hurt my hands to use it as well. If she had been an 80 pound bully dog, and I had been willing to pull on a set of welding gloves, this might have been just the ticket. I've not tried it on her again, as the problem has resolved itself using other means. The leash is hanging somewhere in the barn and will probably remain there until I notice it one day and toss it out. We've been fostering GSPs, and this might come in handy if we ever get one that can't be handled any other way. This was just one of those pretty good ideas that didn't quite work out.

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2446
Reviewed: 2011-09-02
Customer Review #5836

By: VERNE OWEN

Hunts. Tried it on a 4 month old Brittany pup who was apparently too young and small. The techniques on the video did not work as the loop would not stay in place and either slipped off her head or slipped down and became a noose. Went to a pinch collar which worked. Will try again when she is larger.

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5836
Reviewed: 2013-11-26
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Delmar Smith Wonder Lead

Rated 5 stars from 40 user ratings. 9/2/2011

Summary: If you're serious about real bird dogs, Delmar's Wonder Lead is definitely what you need!
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Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith

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Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith
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    The Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith -- you'll wonder how you lived without it! With the use of the simple illustrated instructions (which are included) you can encourage boldness in a shy dog or decrease boldness in a bold dog. Great for Pointing Breeds, Retrievers, Show, Obedience or Family Dogs. Made of durable, flexible plastic. (This is the lead referred to by Charles Jurney as an "EZ Lead" in his book, Finished Dog.)

    Using the Wonder Lead:

    We recommend wearing gloves when using the Wonder Lead.
    Always start with your Wonder Lead around the dog's head, directly behind the ears. For dogs that jump and pull on the Wonder Lead, place the loop under the ear next to you and over the opposite ear. Give tension and release. Repeat until the dog quits without a command. After your dog responds to the tension alone, combine the command with tension, then release. NEVER KEEP CONSTANT TENSION ON YOUR WONDER LEAD.

    Instructions:

    1. Put the Wonder Lead over the dog's head and position the loop in the center of the head. Slide keeper 1 to 2 inches from the loop. This will keep the Wonder Lead in position.


    2. To get more control if needed put the Wonder Lead in front of one ear and behind or under the other ear. A light pull and release is all that is ever needed.


    3. When using the Wonder Lead to teach the command "HEEL," if your dog tends to push into your leg place the Wonder Lead in front of the ear closest to your leg (left handed people dog on right, right handed on left) and behind the ear away from your leg with tension across the top. Pull and release while giving the command.


    4. If your dog wants to jump and pull hard when starting, put the Wonder Lead in front of both ears. Pull and release until the behavior is under control. Then change the Wonder Lead to just one ear. Pay close attention to the tension on your Wonder Lead.


    5. A light pull and release is all that is ever needed with the Wonder Lead. NEVER KEEP THE TENSION TIGHT.


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