|Photo by Katherine Payne Photography|
One more thing, I do not feed cookies as a reward. I use his daily ration of grain spread out over the day, and I'll add some carrots into the mix to give him occasionally to keep him interested. Many times, especially in dog training, trainers will treat a behavior every time. I have found though that the random reinforcement schedules we used with the dolphins is much more effective, fun for the animal, and you will generally keep their attention for a longer period of time..