© Stacy Braslau-Schneck, CPDT
Give the dog the exercise he needs, and he will spend much of his day resting - not chewing, barking, digging, escaping, or destroying things.
If you allow your dog to be rewarded for some action, he's likely to repeat it. Consciously allow rewards to happen for actions you like, and prevent your dog from getting rewarded by you or the environment for actions you don't want to encourage.
Dogs will act in ways that they've learned are successful, ways that gain them Good Things and help them avoid Bad Things. Behavior that is rewarded is going to be repeated.
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