Features June 2015 Issue

Wiping Muddy Feet

Wiping Muddy Feet

For all classical conditioning procedures, do multiple repetitions of each step, feeding your dog a high-value treat (I like to use bits of fresh roasted or canned chicken) after each repetition. Only move to the next step when your dog becomes clearly happy at the previous step; this lets you know hes made the association between the procedure and the high-value treat.

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