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Help! My dog is obsessed with toys!

Help! My dog is obsessed with toys!

(Q) My three-year-old neutered Springer X Cocker Spaniel gets obsessed with toys. She constantly pesters me to throw whatever it is she’s found and will not stop. It doesn’t matter how much exercise she’s had. If I try to ignore...

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Why does my dog always want to play ball?

Why does my dog always want to play ball?

(Q) Our female 23-month-old Cocker Spaniel keeps jumping up and barking for us to throw her ball. We have tried ignoring her, not talking, and turning our backs. Nothing seems to work. (A) Behaviourist Steve Goward says: Barking due to excitement...

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