"Learning the art of the fetch" by: Rob Murray

   If you have been following along on this series of articles about dog training, then your pup should have a firm understanding that you are their Alpha leader, they should be looking you in the eyes when you call their name and they should be heeling, sitting and reliably coming to you with the “Here!” 
   Today, we teach the art of fetching! Most hunting dogs and labs in particular, are born with some, or a lot, of inherited drive to fetch an object. 
   We need to get the drive going…
   I start my pups fetching with small white bumpers or small teal size Doken duck dummies; both of which can be bought on-line or at sporting good stores. 

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