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Q. My dog has no food drive. Can you help me?
Hello,

I have a question about Force tracking. I own a rottweiler with an excellent working pedigree but I'm having a serious problem with tracking. He doesn't have good food drive so that method is of no use. I was hoping you'd be able to give some ideas or direct me to some sources of information that would be of help.

Many Thanks,
Terry

A. Every dog can be trained with food. This is a handler problem not a dog problem. If you do not feed your dog he will have food drive. If you try and force your dog for this reason well you deserve what you end up with. I will not help in such a stupid thing. Sorry
  
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