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Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith -- 7 1/2 ft.

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Length: approximately 7 1/2 feet

With the use of the simple illustrated instructions 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.)

NOTE: Over time, the rubber stopper will turn the rope black as it rubs against it. This is normal.

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.


Delmar Smith Wonder Lead

Steve with Mr. Delmar in Kansas City, MO.

Transcript from Steve's Video:

This is the Delmar Smith Wonder Lead. It's the best money 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 responds 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.





Country of Origin: Made in USA.



Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith -- 7 1/2 ft.
Item # 8559
$29.95




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Customer Reviews

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99% Recommend this product (197 of 199 responses)
By Reed
South Carolina
Great shipping, great product and customer service!
May 31, 2021
The Wonderlead shipped quickly and beat everyone else's price. The customer service team even responded to a note I left in my order to assist me with a future purchase for something that was out of stock at the time. Will be shopping with this team again in the future!
By Rick
SC
Best way to a correct heel!
May 9, 2021
Love these leads! When putting my 6 month old lab in training, their first comment was that it was obvious he'd been on a retractable lead. After learning how to use it, I borrowed one for our first time we brought him home for a weekend. He's off lead now (perfect heel), but I still use this in public areas. Never going back to a retractable lead.
Pros
  • Immediacy of correction.
  • Durability
  • He knows it means it's time to work
Cons
  • Won't fit in a pocket.
By Customer
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Awesome product
April 27, 2021
Very satisfied. Great training tool.
By Thom
not suburbia, North Carolina
A gentler way to get the
April 23, 2021
This is money well spent. The quick release of tension provides positive, voiceless reward. Easier on the trainer and the dog. A constant hacking used to correct behavior is greatly reduced. Wonder lead has allowed me to work in close proximity while conditioning to a given set of commands. Being able to walk a dog at heal through a yard full of chickens has impressed a number of landowners who have just given my permission to hunt. You don't necessarily need to teach a dog to hunt but you must teach it manners.
Pros
  • Easy to master.
Cons
  • Haven't used it long enough to determine.
By Rocky
Pgh. Pa.
Wonder lead
April 22, 2021
Bought this to reinforce my dog to heel. Other dog owners told me it's the best and easiest way to do that training. I have not used it yet because of a upcoming Hunt Test. Now that is behind us, l will start the heeling training.
Pros
  • Looks like it will be the perfect side to teach my dog the heel command.
By Jessee
Virginia
Works great
April 22, 2021
Worked on my dad’s boxer he was basically yanking him down when we were camping. He started healing almost immediately!
Pros
  • Easy to use
By David
Sanford, NC
It works!
March 20, 2021
The Wonder Lead works as advertised. My two GSPs are wheeling and moving with rather than trying to pull me around..
Pros
  • Dogs respond quickly.
Cons
  • No real negative but I suggest hanging it up to let the curl relax.
By John F.
Sacramento, Ca
Amazing Product.!
March 19, 2021
Put simply... If your self training your dog, the Wonder Leash is the best leash training product on the market. It will change everything. It will be the best $30 you spend. Do yourself a huge plus, buy this Wonder leash today. Giving it 5 stars doesn't give it enough credit. Amazing product.
Pros
  • Everything about this product by Delmar Smith is a Pro.
Cons
  • Zero cons... Perfect product.
By Alan
Pittsburgh, PA
Game Changer
March 9, 2021
This simple design is efficient and well made. I'm no stranger to training field dogs, but my recent pup is very smart and stubborn. All her obedience training had been going well, with the exception of the heel command. The wonder Lead got us on track on day one and continues to be a valuable tool for maintaining and refining the heel command.
Pros
  • Simple, effective, and easy to clean. The design and materials pretty much guarantee that it will be used by generations in your outfit.
Cons
  • Gloves are recommended, but they should be mandatory when using this tool.
By Pete
NYS
Wonder lead
January 23, 2021
Awesome, instant obedience with very minor training
Pros
  • Immediate adherence
Cons
  • Wear gloves
By Aaron W.
Michigan
Amazing tool
January 22, 2021
Just started the pup and the 2 year old weim on the lead. It is an amazing tool.
By robert s.
SC
Wonder lead is great
January 18, 2021
although I would have preferred a shorter lead, you can certainly shorten it yourself if you want. the stiffness of the lead allows immediate correction and release making communication to the dog great--they get it. I would highly recommend this product, despite the cost.
Pros
  • excellent communication with the dog
Cons
  • expensive
By John C.
Coeur D'Alene, Idaho
The name says it all!
January 13, 2021
The Delmar Smith wonder lead is legit! The most handy lead and training tool in my arsenal!!!!!
Pros
  • Everything about this lead has Pros.
Cons
  • None!
By Bob
Michigan
Fantastic tool for teaching a stubborn healer
January 3, 2021
This is a fantastic tool for healing a stubborn (to Smart) pet. First found about it form a trainer of bird dogs and figured what the heck so I purchased one to train my Bernedoodle with and we are both a lot happier.
By Jim M.
Florida
Top of line training tool
December 2, 2020
I have been using one of these for years, pointers, labs or just teaching dogs to walk at heel. It make either right action easy and wrong action difficult. Will continue to use nad recommend.
Pros
  • Quality, price, easy if use, success!
Cons
  • I wish it came in longer sizes.
By Jason
Montana
The Wonder Lead is Awesome!
October 1, 2020
This lead is perfect for my 6 mos. old GSP. She is much more aware and mindful of where I am on a walk than with a check cord or regular leash and she is developing good habits as a result. I also used it on my 9 yr. old GSP and it had the same effect...great product!
By CVNflyer
Clovis, NM
It is a Wonder!
September 3, 2020
I have been training dogs for over 50 years and this is one of the best training devices I have used. It works a advertised and is more effective than a standard choke collar. My only concern is that it is not as comfortable to hold as a nice leather leash.
Pros
  • Very effective on active puppies.
Cons
  • Not comfortable to hold.
By James C.
Grand Haven, MI
Great tool
September 2, 2020
We had an uncontrollable Brittany, and, now, she can be walked by my daughter. It has taken some time to get the dog to this state, but we were making NO progress with other methods
Pros
  • Excellent response to training, durable construction
Cons
  • Hard on your hands, early in the training
By David
Fairbanks, AK
Great Product
September 2, 2020
The Wonder Lead has been instrumental in leash training my 100 lbs Labrador Retriever (yes, he is 100% Lab). I feel confident he will mind when on outings and there are multiple distractions around. If there is a drawback, it is that the lead must be placed exactly where the instructions indicate.
Pros
  • Achieves desired results.
Cons
  • The learning curve (although small)
  • The rope can burn your hands if the dog lunges, etc.
By Customer
Wisconsin
It works
September 2, 2020
My puppy responds to it perfect no complaints here!
By Don M.
ID
Review for Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith -- 7 1/2 ft.
November 8, 2018
Once the dog got used to it, all I have to do is put it on her and she pays close attention to where I am and watches my every move and moves with me.


By Bernice D.
NC
Review for Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith -- 7 1/2 ft.
October 23, 2018


Easy to use !!!
By John D.
CT
Review for Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith -- 7 1/2 ft.
October 21, 2018
Greatly improved my ability to control my puppy.


By Myron K.
VA
Review for Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith -- 7 1/2 ft.
October 18, 2018
Great tool for teaching a dog to heel. Very quick learning response from a young dog. The video could have been longer and covered more.


By Bill W.
AK
Review for Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith -- 7 1/2 ft.
October 18, 2018

Great training tool. I feel it speeds up the heeling process considerably.

By Bryan F.
IL
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MA
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MA
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WI
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