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Response Latency in Dog Training: What's Your Dog Telling You?

1 month ago   |   By Eileen and Dogs

This is during a period of high response latency
What happens when you ask your dog to do something they don't care for? We are not all perfect trainers, plus sometimes we are forced to compromise. Let's say you've worked on teaching your dog to get her nails trimmed and teeth brushed but suddenly she has an ear infection and needs ear drops. You haven't gotten to ear handling yet.
So you get out massively high-value treats and start following your dog's ear drops with ham, Romano cheese, or whatever your dog finds amazing. But you didn't have time to condition this gradually, starting...
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