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Fetch is a common activity that can be fun for owners and pets. The goal is for the owner to throw a stick or a pet toy and the pet to run and get it, then bring it back to the owner.

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Dog won't drop ball while playing fetch, but he will drop other toys he fetches?

I have a 2-year old Golden Retriever who seems to love chuck-it balls above all else. He plays fetch just fine when it's with other toys, as long as they're not balls, and he drops them on cue or even ...
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3 month old Mini Dauchsund Suddenly Doesn't Want to Play Fetch

Until the last 48 hours, fetch was my puppy's favorite game. He would play it with any toy, but especially his favorite which is a rubber squeaky pacifier (he actually has 2 of these now, since one ...
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Dog running away with toy

I have searched this site and didn't find a question with the specific issue we're facing. We've tried to teach our dog fetch and came across an issue we didn't know we we're having prior to this and ...
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Is it rare for a cat to play fetch?

I've a 16-year-old cat who loved to play fetch when he was a kitten, and a kitten who presently loves to play fetch with his spring toys--how unusual it for a cat to play fetch? I'd never heard of it ...
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How can I train my dog to fetch (or at least not bark for me to throw the ball)?

I adopted my dog, 8 year old (Nova Scotia duck tolling) Retriever about 8 months ago. She's super smart and learns new tricks really quickly, but I haven't been able to figure out how to teach her to ...
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