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post #7 of (permalink) Old 03-29-2014, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Airman1stclass View Post
I see these videos of 7 week old puppies going crazy for the tug and treats and just wish my pup would put forth tge same effort. He likes to sit down and chew on things. Not as exciting as im hoping for. But then again I don't take him too far from the house because he hasn't had all his shots yet.
There's a lot to be said for the puppy who wants to chill out chewing opposed to the puppy who's all out all the time.

When you tug with him, sometimes he wins, sometimes you do. Is he not bringing it back? Does he engage again if you take it back? A confident and independent pup will take it because he's won but he's not bringing it back. He won and he's keeping it.


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