• That's Cheating!

    9 days ago - By Victoria Stilwell Positively

    'That's cheating!'
    ‘That's cheating!'. I looked up to see a man shouting over to me. He continued: ‘When your puppy came back to you then, you gave it a treat. That's just bribing: they should do things because they want to please you.' He walked off saying: ‘A pat on the head should be enough'.
    Well, I wasn't going to let that put a downer on a lovely bit of recall practice with my puppy but it did make me wonder what it is that makes some people so reluctant to use food in training and how, if I had been able to have a proper conversation with this man, I might have responded to his...
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