Dogs love playing tug-of-war, and for many reasons. It’s a healthy example of their predatory nature. It’s a great way to reinforce the human-dog bond.
If you want to play with your dog safely, there are a few rules and guidelines you should be following. Rules such as this keep the game from going crazy. As long as your dog is basically trained, you should be fine playing this game.
Before playing, make sure your dog responds to a release command, and releases the item he has.
Choose a good toy
Choose a good dog toy, like a rope toy. Something designed for tugging.
Choose a Spot
You should play in a large area, with.
Start the game. Make sure the dog knows that you make the rules and you choose when to start the game.
Do you play tug of war with your dog?