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1. Food and treats are always the best reinforcements for dog training.
It differs for every dog. For example, treats may not be the best reinforcement if the dog is not hungry or if the dog values a favorite toy over food.
2. Moving a treat over the dog’s head to get him to sit is an example of what training technique?
C. Positive Reinforcement
Luring is a training technique used to draw the dog into a new behavior or cue without using physical force.
3. What does a dog do in the Acquisition Stage of learning?
A. Associates a new cue with the correct behavior
B. Performs the behavior without being prompted
C. Responds to the cue in new places with new people
D. Performs the behavior on cue without fail
Acquisition is the first stage in the learning process where the behavior you are teaching is initially acquired by the dog and strengthened by reinforcing it.
4. How do dog trainers benefit pets?