Edible Treats vs. Situational Rewards

Edible Treats vs. Situational Rewards

I consider myself a non-“treat-focused” dog trainer. This can be helpful when working with phobic or anxiety-ridden dogs who won’t accept treats in key trigger situations, or also with hyper or dominant/demanding dogs who are more in need of calmness and leadership than motivation. But even in cases where treats can be helpful, it is eye-opening not to […]