Two Toy Retrieve Game (not "two ball, two hose")
I am seeing people using a two toy game to work on/build retrieve skills for the dumbbell, or so it seems.
The dog seems to be being taught a game, to pick up a soft plush toy while holding another plush toy in his mouth.
He then seems to be being taught to pick up the plush toy reward while holding the dumbbell. Not dropping the dumbbell.
I am assuming this is to strengthen the hold? Add speed?
Just looking to learn about this technique, if you use it or not, how to teach it and apply it? Could not find anything by doing a Google search.
Thanks for your time.
Just to show what I am talking about, imagine the orange toy was the dumbbell and the blue toy the reward. In the game the dumbbell is held properly and the soft toy more towards the front of the mouth. The picture has nothing to do with the training game itself, just some random Google picture.
Last edited by hylia; 11-13-2018 at 07:43 PM.