This article describes what I'm trying to do: http://www.dogscouts.com/retrieve.shtml. With Jessie, I'm having difficulty with "The Give" and "The Hold." I can do a short video if you need me to. I'm using a piece of 1" PVC pipe, that's about 9-10 inches long, why? I won't disclose ATM :wink: The issue is that she doesn't want to spit it out when I put it in her mouth, and instead tries to mouth and chew on it, rather than spitting it out or simply holding onto it. She already knows the 'out' command, so even if she's mouthing, I can give her the command and she will immediately spit it out, but she will not hold it - she wants to chew on it. I'm not sure what to do at this point. We only just started a day and a half ago, and this has been going on from the beginning. I AM using the clicker for this.