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Hello, my roommate owns a dog and knows more about dog care than I do, but I want to train her to do a few different tasks, and I'm more interested in training than she is, so I have come here to learn.

I want to train her to search for, find, and retrieve her "stuffed cheeseburger" toy.

So far I have trained her to find the toy. I did this with the following training pattern: I arrange several toys around me, including the cheeseburger, and reward her with the clicker and a treat when she touches her nose to the cheeseburger.

Now she can find the cheeseburger reliably with the command "cheeseburger."

Now I want to train her to pick up the toy and bring it to me. I can't figure out how to do this. What would be the proper technique?

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