Tugging

Tugging: Two Toy Game

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On pages 31-37 of Schutzhund Obedience: Training in Drive , Gottfried Dildei introduces the "two toy game" for developing drive in dogs. The video below demonstrates this fast-paced, intense game, which is played with two identical toys. The toys must be identical, or very similar, so that they have equal value to your dog. If you have

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This quick, easily taught 3 step method works best for dogs with a very strong drive for tugging and no desire to let go. If your dog won't stop tugging even when you wave a hot dog in front of him, this method is for you. Step 1: Immobilize the toy. Your dog loves the

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