James Lu Dunbar | Fri, 12/16/2016 - 12:06
Based on Dr. Ian Dunbar’s lecture (of the same title). Only available on The All Access Pass at DunbarAcademy.com
Food is extremely useful when training a dog …
Food is simply unmatched for classical conditioning and is incredibly useful as both lures and rewards when teaching basic manners.
… Unless it becomes a bribe
If you're not careful, however, food can become a bribe and the food's ability to influence your dog's behavior for the better will gradually deteriorate as your dog progressively ignores you and your food lures more and more. Resorting to smellier, tastier treats will only