To Play Tug of War or Not to Play?

A closer look at the common belief that the game makes some dogs too aggressive.

Time was that animal behaviorists said not to play tug of war with a dog because it could make him too aggressive. The thinking was that it would over-build a dog’s confidence and the next thing, he’d be biting you to get his way. But the thinking has evolved. In fact, for meek, overly submissive […]
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