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Above: Why would playing tug with your dog benefit its training? There are at least 3 reasons I can think of - What would you say?

This dog does not understand vigorous pulling, so his handler decreases her presence. How is she doing that?

What behavior causes this handler to let go of the tug when she does?

In this case, why is it necessary to hold onto the leash? Will this be necessary once the dog learns the behavior we're after? What behavior is this handler trying to get following her release of the reward to her dog?

At this point, you should be asking, "How do I get my dog to stop this game? How do I get the tug out of its mouth? More video will be loaded as time goes by, or you could take a look at 'Motivating Canine Learning on p.15