Why do so many dog trainers and dog fanciers so strongly resist the use of food in working with their dogs? I strongly disagree with these more traditional trainers. I use food as a regular part of a program of reinforcement and science-based training — and my happy, championship-winning dogs are a testament to how I train.
A transcript of the main text of Bribery or a Paycheck: Why Do We Resist Training Our Dogs with Food? is available at the Life As A Human online magazine website. You can visit Life as a Human to find this and other articles.
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