"Most dogs, regardless of breed, can be trained to do various tricks, or to play games with their owners. This is especially true if you start..."
"Before you can start training your dog's retrieve, you need to be clear on your training goals, or more correctly, your criteria."
"Playing fetch with your dog is a great way to burn off extra energy and bond with your pet."
"Dogs get excited about toys, and some can play fetch for an hour without tiring, but there's a difference between enthusiasm and obsession."
"Some dogs are natural retrievers. Teaching them to fetch is a matter of directing the behavior into the right channels."
"The method you'll use to teach your dog to fetch instead of keep-away is called backchaining."
"Playing fetch is a great way to have fun with your dog and exercise him at the same time. If you're lucky, your dog plays fetch naturally, but..."
"Once your dog understands the rules of fetch, it will be easier and more enjoyable for you and your dog."
"There are three types of dogs in this world: dogs that don't care about fetch, dogs that fetch but don't retrieve, and Labradors."