How to Maximize the Use of Food Treats to Train Dogs
Blog / 09/12/2015

How to Maximize the Use of Food Treats to Train Dogs   We all know somebody who’s got a dog that only listens when food is shown to them. Or even worse a dog who simply doesn’t listen even when treats are on offer. Maybe it’s you and your dog? Sometimes it really does seem like the only way to get your dog to listen to you is to bribe them, and that just doesn’t feel right. Well the good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way and the solution certainly isn’t complicated… as you’re going to see. Here’s four very simply tricks that I’ve picked up from leading dog trainer, Doggy Dan, that make so much sense and have transformed my own way of training and motivating my dog. I’ve seen this in action so I know it all works. 1. The Jackpot: The first secret is simply this… Dogs are far more motivated and excited by food rewards when the size of the reward varies. In other words it’s much better to give your dog a couple of smaller treats followed by a big one than just to give small ones all the time. I…