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Synthetic Thin Puppy Tug
Based on 3 reviews

Synthetic Thin Puppy Tug

Based on 3 reviews
  • 8" long and 5.5" circumference
  • Made of strong synthetic material
  • 1 handle
  • Imported from Germany
  • Colors may vary
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This synthetic tug is about 8" long and 5.5" circumference with one handle. The synthetic fabric tug gets as much durability as possible without unnecessary wear on the dog's teeth. Great for puppies and adult dogs, the shorter tubes are a great training aid for drive building and can be used throughout a dog's life.

Drive building in adult dogs is always done with the smallest tug. These tug have one handle or two handles. It can be moved very, very quickly. The goal of drive building with a small tug is to move it around your legs and body at a speed that the dog can not get at it. Moving them around in short quick movements forces the dog to move quickly if he has the drive to catch it - when the dog misses the tug it builds frustration and frustration builds drive. Using the longer tugs does not work because the dogs are too quick. It's too easy for them to grab a long tube or the second handle on these longer tugs. So it's much easier to play "keep away" with this smaller tug.

Tugs are not chew toys

This is a photo of a tug that was left unattended with a young dog (6 to 8 months) for about 20 minutes. Tugs are not chew toys and should never be left with dogs alone. When tugs are used correctly, they last for a very long time. When they are left unattended with a dog they may only last minutes.

Close up of a leather tug with a corner bitten off, revealing material used to stuff the tug
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My dog goes crazy for this! Ever since the first time I got it out he chases it, bites it, pulls on it, and continuously wants to play with it at 8 weeks old!

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I just received the puppy tug I ordered from your kennel. Without a doubt it is the best tug for young puppies. A quality product all the way around. Keep up the good work.


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Quality materials and construction. I am using this small tug as a reward tug for my full-size GSD K-9 partner. It fits easily in many of my uniform pockets and does not interfere with any of my gear. I have big hands so I would like to see a slightly longer handle as it can be a little difficult to grip tightly with gloves on. It's holding up well to my full-size K-9 so it should also hold up well to a puppy as a tug.

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