Reliable Recall (Come) is like driving a car

When teaching a dog to “come” you must provide high value rewards in order to motivate them to come to you.  Recall or “come”/”here” is one of the hardest things for a dog to learn.  In order for the dog to respond to the cue, he must stop what he is enjoying and chose to come to you.  This means that you must be more exciting and motivating than the squirrel, rabbit, dog or other entertainment he is focused on. […]