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It's NOT the dog we're training New Zealand Book Empathy Based animal education


At Rainwater Homestead | 'It's NOT the dog were TRAINING', we are committed to Providing educational material that promotes empathy-based dog and animal education.

Our publishing policy ensures that our material is created with care, accuracy, and a deep understanding of the human-animal bond.

We strive to provide valuable resources for both seasoned professionals and passionate pet owners and those looking to get a pet.


We want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase from Rainwater Homestead |  'It's NOT the dog were TRAINING'.

If you have any concerns about the book you've received, please contact us for assistance.

We are dedicated to ensuring that our customers are confident in the educational resources they acquire from us. We provide in-person training for Dogs in Kaiata a short 7-minute drive out of Greymouth where we can support you beyond out book with training | Obedience training should you require. 


If you wish to stock our book in your store or vet clinic please email us.


Effective Date: 20/04/2024

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