Dogs Got Ball
Why do dogs play fetch? The easy answer is that it's fun! But we believe that it goes deeper than that. The activity is most likely inherited with hunting and retrieving skills passed down from previous generations. So now, we humans play fetch for enjoyment, and the dogs get hooked along with us.
The bonding experience is special between humans and dogs, and the puppies out there need an outlet to burn off their big battery.
Our family previously lived in the country near a river where we were surrounded by cornfields. It was a quiet area and I worked out of our house. My dog, Deeker would sit patiently by my feet under the desk until it was playtime. His fetch training was easy - give him a ball as a puppy.
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