Reward Dog for Regular Good Behavior

Good Dogs! (05-16-2016) #6052: Lise from Avidog reminds us: Don’t overlook the good stuff your dog does! She discusses the  importance of rewarding a dog for doing nothing (bad). “Good job” when a dog is being quiet. Pick two things you’d love to have as part of your dog’s behavior: catch her doing it and […]

How to Reward Dog’s Good Behavior

Good Dogs! (11-30-2015) #6048: Rewards! Lise from Avidog explains how you must have something that your dog specifically loves as “payment” for behavior he has offered to you. A dog needs to wonder when the reward is coming and anticipation is what drives the behavior — the reward needs to be random, like a slot […]