Playing Tug With Your Dog

Tug provides a constructive outlet for your dog's extra energy, says trainer Mikkel Becker, and strengthens your bond with your canine. Dogs love to play tug, but there are some basic rules your pup needs to understand in order to play safely. If you follow all these rules, it’s even OK to let your dog win on occasion. 

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Playing Tug With Your Dog

Tug provides a constructive outlet for your dog's extra energy, says trainer Mikkel Becker, and strengthens your bond with your canine. Dogs love to play tug, but there are some basic rules your pup needs to understand in order to play safely. If you follow all these rules, it’s even OK to let your dog win on occasion.

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