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Intermediate Levels

Weaning off Treats

You don’t want to have to carry chicken around for the rest of your life. The two quickest ways to wean your dog off treats has to do with Life Rewards and forming Behavioral Chains.

INTER - Weaning

Life Rewards

Life rewards are anything the dog wants or likes to do that isn’t related to food.

• Go outside

• Chase a ball

• Cross the street

Say hello to someone or some dog they know

• Be petted/scratched

• Jump on the bed with you

We simply ask our dogs for a behavior and then provide the Life Reward: Sit: Door opens and dog gets to go outside, dog Is allowed to jump on the bed, is allowed to say hello, etc.

INTER - Life Rewards
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