I have a 1-year old miniature dachshund. I’ve been trying to teach him to fetch, and he is great at getting the ball- just not bringing it back and giving it up to me. How can I get him to do this every time? I tried using treats, but when he knows I have the treats by me, he wont even go chase the ball.
Answer by Baby Rotty
my dog did the same thing, i then started associating the game fetch with a treat. i would get a ball- placic ball with holes in it, like a wiffle ball- and i’d put a treat in it, when i threw it he would chase it and get it for the treat. after he got the ball i would hold a treat in my hand and call him back, usually when he saw the treat he’d come right back. so after you do this for a week or so he should learn the game of fetch :D
Hope This Helps! :D