The Retrieve Dowel by Canine Training SystemsŪ
This item is utilized in Canine Training SystemsŪ award-winning title, Obedience without Conflict with Ivan Balabanov DVD 3: The Retrieve
. As featured, this Retrieve Dowel is used to isolate the "hold" and through light use of the lanyard, discriminate quality of grip and more quickly isolate the behaviors needed to create a world class retrieve. When used with a clicker to precisely mark behaviors, this is an incredibly powerful tool for establishing a clear, calm, isolated grip for the retrieve regardless of discipline. This item should not be used as a tug toy.