"Some dogs are natural retrievers. Teaching them to fetch is a matter of directing the behavior into the right channels."
"Although Labradors are born retrievers, not all of them are always keen to do so."
"Once your dog understands the rules of fetch, it will be easier and more enjoyable for you and your dog."
"Playing fetch with your fellow companion is a gift for both the dog and for you."
"Before you can start training your dog's retrieve, you need to be clear on your training goals, or more correctly, your criteria."
"Dogs get excited about toys, and some can play fetch for an hour without tiring, but there's a difference between enthusiasm and obsession."
"Fetch provides the fastest and easiest way to both mentally and physically exercise your dog."
"It is essential to properly teach our dogs the rules to the games we have created. Once we do, it will make things easier and more enjoyable for dog..."
"The method you'll use to teach your dog to fetch instead of keep-away is called backchaining."