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Tugging With Your Dog

Posted by on Jul 6, 2011 in Blog, safety, tips, training videos | 0 comments

Tugging With Your Dog

Tug is a great game to play with your dog – it can be a great reward during training, a great way to exercise, or just a lot of fun! Contrary to what you might have heard, tugging does not cause your dog to be aggressive. That being said, there are rules to tug that your dog must learn and follow for both of you to have fun and stay safe.   Rule #1: Do not take the tug unless I give you permission Your dog should not try to snatch the tug from you when you’re not ready for him. You need some sort of cue that tells him it’s ok to grab now – “ok”,...

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