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Playing Tug of War is an amazing game to play with your dog. Any game you can play with your dog helps improve your relationship and strengthen your bond. Tug can be an excellent reinforcer for good behaviour, so you can use it as a training tool. And, tug can be used to teach impulse control and a “drop” behavior.
Unless it’s taught and played correctly though, tug of war can reinforce pushiness and even potentially be dangerous. Therefore, it’s very important to play it correctly.