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The clicker is a useful tool to train your dog to learn new behaviors.
Clicker training conditions a dog to identify the behaviors which produces a reward - often, a yummy and tasty treat. For instance, your give your dog the command, "Down." He complies - you click the clicker and give him a treat. Your dog will very quickly learn when he's in the down command, he'll get his tasty reward.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|