Every dog is different. Some dogs are driven by food, some by toys. Experiment with both. Find out what your dog likes.
Try playing with tug toys as well as a ball. Try giving your dog different kinds of food. It doesn't necessarily have to be bought at a pet store. My GSD loves peanut butter. But only give it in very small doses, otherwise, they'll be licking their chops for the next five minutes.
Use different kinds of meats. I have also used braunschweiger, which is liver. He loves it.
Another important factor; alternate rewards. Don't give the same thing every time, mix it up, it makes things interesting.
Black/Tan, neutered male
"American Pet Line"
Varick vom Haus Jeffery
Dark Sable, intact male
DDR/West German Show Line
Last edited by HarleyTheGSD; 01-24-2014 at 07:48 PM.