Question by Miss Brown: My Labrador Retriever doesn’t know how to retrieve.?
I think my Lab/Chow mix is about 6 years old. We try to get him to run after things and bring them back. He is totally disinterested. But he loves chasing and trying to catch a red laser spot on the floor. Is there any hope? How can we teach him to retrieve?
Answer by Marianne, UDX,OTCH Shelties
Just because your dog is a “retriever” doesn’t mean he will automatically retrieve. I had 3 goldens and only one was a natural retriever, and I’ve had to teach all 3 of my collies and my 12 shelties how to retrieve. Here is how I do it:
Please read both articles before starting to train a “fetch”
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