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10 Fun Ways to Exercise Your Dog

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Similar to tracking, nose work takes advantage of a dog's innate scent capability. Training begins with simple tasks of finding a treats in a hidden box. As your dog gets better at locating objects the tasks get more challenging. Not only is nose work an excellent exercise as your dog bounds from place to place looking for the prize, but nose work also develops your dog's focus and confidence as well.

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