In this episode (24:39)
In this podcast, Sarah and Jennifer discuss natural versus trained cues and how it affects training time, your mental state, and your dog’s response.
You Will Learn
- Why it’s important to recognize whether a cue or skill is natural or trained.
- Why it’s important to set proper expectations when teaching new skills.
- Why you should balance natural skills with trained skills when planning your training.
- How a natural skill can progress into a trained skill.
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