Originally Posted by Wild Wolf
This type of "proofing" is what I'm striving for. I just don't know the proper methods for teaching her.
#1, only ask for a down when the dog is in her highest state of drive to go get the ball... if she's "trotting" out or paying attention to you, let her get it and bring it back on those fetches.
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