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Why Train with Toys?

By Linda Martuch, Pres. Genuine Dog Gear with Brenna Fender
6/21/2021

Training with toys has become popular in most dog training circles lately. If you’ve used food successfully in your training program, you might wonder why you should move outside your comfort zone and start using a new type of reinforcement. Why should you train with toys?

Toys provide many advantages that treats do not. By using toys, trainers can turn practice sessions into fun and games. Linking work and play can create stronger drive ...

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