How to use a simple cue to elevate your dogs’ level of understanding and decision-making. The wrong answer can be a step toward the right answer. In this article, Stefani Fortney will show you how to use the no reward marker to get the right response from your dog.
When I was a kid, I hated going to school. I had a different learning style than a lot of the other kids in my class; I also had a learning style that many of my teachers didn’t understand or appreciate. I was never content with just knowing the right answers. I had to know why they were the right answers. It was frustrating and embarrassing for me. When a teacher would call on me to answer their questions, I would ask questions in return. It wasn’t that I didn’t know the answer they were looking for and I wasn’t trying to be difficult. I just had different goals than they did. My brain worked differently.