Training a dog to fetch is a very useful behavior that has many benefits. In this video, you will learn step-by-step how to train any dog to fetch. The methods used in this video are based on the science of learning and utilize positive reinforcement as a primary tool. Any dog can successfully learn to do this with patience and over a relatively short period of time. It is important to take your time with each of the concepts demonstrated to get the best results.
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