I'm glad I saw this as I was about to ask the same question. Except my new pup was 12wks old yesterday. I've been using a soft rope toy to tire her out as she doesn't have her Rabies shot yet so we can't go to the park to run around. Is this a bad idea? Later on I'll be getting her a bumper to retrieve when I start her training.
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