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post #4 of (permalink) Old 05-04-2014, 07:47 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Anubis_Star View Post
I've never known it to be recommended to do any serious tugging until after they are done teething (6 months or so). The last thing you want is for a dog to rip out a tooth and associate biting with pain

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That is a good point and I will keep that in mind....I don't do serious tugging (its not like I lift him and swing him around) just a little playing...but during this he does his chewing. I don't want him to get in the habit of chewing. I'm also trying to get him to tug to help with training. If he has deep desire for tugging, I can use that to help with training, rather than constantly giving him treats.

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