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  1. Tug of War: good exercise or aggression builder?

    Dog Training Forum
    I've always loved to play tug of war with my dogs, finding that if done in moderation and selectively, it is a great release for pent-up energy. Lately, though, I've read some articles discouraging the practice, warning it may build up aggression in a dog. What's your take on this? With my most...
  2. Is playing tug okay?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We have a 3 mo old lab/border collie cross. I play tug with her and it's evident that she really enjoys it; she'll grab her tug toy and bring it to me when she wants to play. Since it's an easy game to play with her and she enjoys it, I generally oblige, unless I'm busy with something. My...