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Hi there, Ive got this problem with my collie that he doesnt bring the ball directly to me. He's a 10 month old brown and white male. And when it comes to playing with a ball, he's over the moon excited. It's by far his favorite thing. Our yard is about 15m - 20m long. So when i toss the ball, he runs and fetches it with great gusto. But when bringing it back, he always drops the ball 3 or 4 meters away from me. He NEVER brings the ball to me/my feet. And when i take him to the park, it's even worse. I think because of the much bigger playing field. He drops the ball at around 6m -
Hi, Django is now 10 months old and his recall is aroung 90% (still working on this with a long line) except at the local dog park where he has a few regular friends. The problem I'm having at the moment is we will be playing ball together (he is off leash at this point) when there are not many people about and he will be fixated on playing with me. I have trained him well on the whistle to go left/right/down etc as well as verbal commands so he "works" for it but if just one other person is throwing a ball for their dog he will just forget about me (even if I'm about to throw his ball
We adopted Bear when he was about 9 weeks old. He is a BC/Lab mix. We've never owned either of the breeds before. We have a beagle who is a few years older than Bear who we also raised and trained from puppy hood. Both are hobby agility dogs (meaning we show fewer than 6 times per year and train with a club weekly for fun's sake). Bear was not very good with new situations when he was a puppy, probably due to being taken to the vet so much due to an eye issue. He would throw up in the car due to anxiety every time we went anywhere. We still made him go places though, poor guy, and gave him a