Getting Creative

Being creative during reinforcement delivery is so important when working with a dog that is uncomfortable taking treats from a hand. Thankfully, we have this delicious tube of peanut butter that helps alleviate some of that stress. The dog doesn’t have to feel uncomfortable taking a treat directly from the handler, it gives the handler a few more inches in case the dog reacts, and it is a high enough value that the dog happily approaches! That’s a win, win, win!

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