Now that your new dog is getting acclimated to his surroundings, you're probably ready to start teaching it some new tricks. But before you get started with tricks, it is important to make sure that your furry pal has been exposed to effective behavioral training with a professional. To ensure that your dog benefits from the training you pay for, you will want to reinforce the behaviors they learn during "class" sessions with your trainer when you're at home. Using the same treats as the trainer and implementing the same tones and voice commands are both effective options. This blog will help you put together an action plan that makes the most of your dog's behavioral training so you can get on with the fun stuff – teaching him how to do tricks!