Tug Dog Toys

Buy Dog Tug Toy That Works Best

You will find controversy surrounding Tug Dog Toy for as long as we shall live for plenty of reasons. You can ask a dog trainer, a dog handler, the veterinarian and a dog breeder all the same question on what their opinion is regarding dog tug toys and playing tug of war with your dog. You can be sure to get 4 different points of view.

The most concerns raised relates to the aggression of dogs and the provocation of unruly behaviour that may result from playing tug with the animal. The argument is endless as to whether the type of breed or the temperament of the individual animal or the tug play itself is to blame. However, the majority feels that the way in which you play tug with your dog is more important whether you should be playing tug of war at all.

One must keep in mind that dogs, no matter how domesticated they are, will always have the ancestral instincts of a wolf present hidden deep inside their hearts.

During 2002, a thorough study was conducted to prove in what way does playing tug of war with your dog affects your relationship. It was established through this study that playing tug with your dog does not inflicts or promote aggression in dogs and does not affect your relationship negative in any way.

Now with the concern set aside, before you rush off to buy a Tug Dog Toys it is good to pay attention to the following advice.

Look for a Dog Tug Toy with no stringy or ravelled ends or that may unravels easily. This can cause strings to get caught between the teeth. Pay attention to this in particular if you have a small type of dog. Their teeth are much closer together and caught strings more easily between their teeth. Good quality is also important it is no use the tug toy has no durability and play needs to be ended in the first two minutes! I very important piece of advice is not to make use of your socks or other household items to play tug of war with. You teach your dog that way that those objects are toys and he is allowed to use it.

Your dog’s chewing ability plays a large part in choosing the right dog tug toy. Don’t be mistaken by the size of your dog. Large breeds tend to be less of chewers than smaller dogs who have outstanding chewing abilities due to their much smaller teeth. In addition, be careful to buy a dog tug toy that allows you to have a stronger grip that the dog. If you pull to hard, it might be possible for you to pull out a damaged tooth by accident.

After obtaining the right toy, you would want to take note of some pointers commonly neglected when playing tug with your dog. First and foremost, never allow your dog to hang onto the tug toy in the air. This is unhealthy for their teeth and can hurt their jaws by doing that.

When it is time to play, take out the dog tug toy and have fun, but as soon as the fun is over take the toy and store it away. While playing and the dog starts to act too violent all you need to do is to drop the toy immediately and walk straight away and ignore the dog.

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