Rewarding Your Dog

Rewarding your dog is one of the most enjoyable parts of dog ownership. It's a feel-good motivator for both dog and owner and something everyone in the family can do. Working out what makes your dog tick is really important; not all dogs are motivated by food. Some prefer toys, a special game, or simply some praise and a stroke.

Here are 10 reasons why you should reward your dog:

  • 1. It improves the relationship bond between you.
  • 2. It supports your dog's learning and understanding of what is expected of them.
  • 3. Rewarding your dog for good behaviour helps to build their confidence.
  • 4. It can help to teach your dog new skills.
  • 5. Rewarding your dog makes you feel good! There’s nothing better than seeing your dog being happy!
  • 6. Rewarding your dog makes you a better owner; it helps you to understand your dog better.
  • 7. Rewarding your dog helps to correct poor behaviour and instil better responses to situations.
  • 8. Rewarding your dog for good behaviour is the right thing to do because your dog shouldn't ‘just do it'. We all like to be rewarded for a good job!
  • 9. Reward-based training has long lasting effects.
  • 10. Rewarding your dog leads to a happy and friendly dog!
  • If you would like any further advice on training your dog, you can contact the OSCAR Helpline on our freephone number 0800 195 8000 or email us at helpline@oscar.co.uk.

    Find Your Local Advisor

    OSCAR Local Nutritional Advisors care for customers all over the UK. To find yours simply enter your postcode below:

    I confirm that I am happy to receive the OSCAR Newsletter, via email, from time to time.

    Thanks for subscribing!

    OSCAR News

    A Passion for Pets at OSCAR Pet Foods Wakefield

    Date: 27 Apr 2021

    We’re delighted to share our passion for pets with friendly and convenient home delivery ...

    A Hassle-Free Shopping Experience for Customers in Southport

    Date: 27 Apr 2021

    In these unprecedented times, pet food is one less thing for you to worry about!

    National Pet Month 2021

    Date: 16 Apr 2021

    National Pet Month celebrates and raises awareness of responsible pet ownership

    Team Work and Tenacity - Key to Long-Lasting Success

    Date: 25 Mar 2021

    Stand-out memories reveal that teamwork and tenacity have been key to their long-lasting success

    Anniversary Celebrations With Thanks to Customers

    Date: 12 Mar 2021

    We would like to wish Rachel Knight and Lyn Higgins a Happy 5th Anniversary from everyone at OSCAR

    Caring for your pet’s teeth

    Date: 09 Feb 2021

    Learn about dental care for dog and cat teeth: including how to use a toothbrush, specific dental ca


    Oscar Footer Logos
    All content is copyright Oscar ©2020. All rights reserved.