Where’s my Reward?

Posted On Oct 27 2013 by

Copper the rescue terrier-mix has brought quite a bit of entertainment to our family since we adopted him several years ago. Two things we’ve noticed about him: 1) He’s very smart and capable of learning just about any trick, and 2) Food is king in his life and he’ll only do a trick if there’s a reward involved. Oh sure, you can get him to fetch a ball two, maybe three times in between a reward, but on that third or fourth try, he’ll stop dead in his tracks and look at you like a bellhop with his hand out. …