Responding to Errors in Training

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When it comes to training a new skill, creating the right environment can impact your dog’s success significantly. Dogs don’t operate based on the concepts of “right” or “wrong” behavior; they respond to their surroundings. That’s why when you’re teaching a new skill it’s crucial to set up the environment in a way that makes it easy for your dog to succeed. However, nobody’s perfect, and sometimes dogs may not grasp what you’re trying to teach them. This is a normal part of the training process. So, what do you do when your dog makes a mistake?