Step 8.1 Throw the dumbbell
We will now throw the dumbbell. Please make sure that you hold the leash in case the dog breaks before the command. Also, wait up to 5 seconds after you throw the dumbbell to break Classical Conditioning.
My dog runs away with the dumbbell?
Make certain you have a long line on the dog. Do not throw the dumbbell too far until the dog becomes reliable.
My dog is slow.
It will be addressed in the next steps.