6.02 The Myth of Food in Training - Part 1

Some people want their dogs to do what they ask without having to use food in training. A lot of people don’t want to have to bribe their dog to get them to follow instructions. So what is a bribe? What is a lure? What is a reward? How can you use food in training without becoming dependent on it?
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How to Use Food Intelligently in Lure-Reward Dog Training

Based on Dr. Ian Dunbar’s lecture (of the same title). Only available on Dunbar Academy. Try your first month for just $1.

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

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Teaching "Food Manners"

This video is an introduction to teaching dogs both puppies and adults which behaviours are likely to payoff in the presence of food and which behaviours do not. 

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