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- Exercise (duh!): Get out and walk!
- A job ( doubtful he will take out the trash, but you could try training him to bring in the newspaper or pick up his toys or be your doting companion (heel?).
- Affection: This is the easy stuff that you don't have to work at, like belly rubs and snuggles and hugs.
- Healthy food that doesn't make him fat and meets his particular needs nutritionally.
- Toys: They don't have to be expensive, but a few will help to keep him occupied when he needs a playmate and you are busy.
- Treats: Reward for good behavior and you'll get more of it.
- Dog companionship and socialization: Go to the dog park or visit friends with a dog regularly.
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Tanner's Favorite Exercise is Fetch in the Swimming Pool. I use this tool to throw the ball:
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