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FE420: Bye, Bye Cookie: Hello Delayed Reinforcement!

Instructor: Laura Waudby

Course Details

Does your dog seem to forget what sit means until you reach into your pocket?  Do you struggle to get your dog's focus without a cookie in your hand?  This FOUNDATION level class is designed to help dogs choose to work even when they can't see a reward, and to work with joy! 

Topics in this class include

  • Teaching impulse control

  • Choosing to ignore distractions

  • Working with rewards at a distance

  • Increasing the duration of work between rewards

  • Teaching the dog to engage without seeing a reward

  • Introducing play as a "reward" 

Dogs of any age and experience level are welcome.