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  1. Not so interested in Fetch play

    Dog Training Forum
    I don't know if this is a phase, or she's just one of those dogs that doesn't care for fetch play (I've had at least one of those). Her prey drive is pretty strong (chases bugs and geckos without fail), and she does pretty well on the first two or three tries. But after that, even when she knows...
  2. Teaching Retrieve/Fetch

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello everyone! So I have a Icelandic Sheepdog, 3,5 months old. Quite active and eager to work. I thought that teaching him to play fetch would help do some more activity outdoors (As well as helping for other "tricks" such as picking up stuff). I have tried the method: praise when he holds on...
  3. Bald eagle stole Lucifers new ball ........

    General Dog Forum
    The weather is beautiful this week so I bought my lab Lucifer a brand new tennis ball and we headed out to a local lake . I saw an eagle flying over the lake while I was parking my car and thought to myself how beautiful they are as they glide across the sky ... I tossed Lucifers new bright...
  4. Retrieve... then run away and chew

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi, all. This is my first post here. My wife and I adopted a 2-year-old lab/pit mix almost a year ago. He has been great - very obedient, smart, and already with a lot of training in the basics. One thing we cannot get him to do, however, is bring a ball / toy back to us when we play fetch. He...
  5. Help teaching our border collie to fetch the rest of the way...

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi all, We have a 7 and 1/2 month old Border Collie that is absolutely obsessed with fetch. She will fetch ANYTHING. When we're inside, she will bring my every one of her toys to throw. She will put toys in my lap to throw! However, when we're outside she will chase after a ball or her flying...
  6. picking up objects - getting frustrated

    Dog Training Forum
    hi! I am training my young standard poodel to pick up a glasses case and a wallet. both objects are difficult for her to pick up and carry but she CAN do it. lately she has been giving up and wont go and get it anymore. she gives me that look and lies down.. she would only do it with treats...
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