The book said count to five or offer treats. Can I count to five and offer treats? None of this makes sense.
“Buddy, just, please, last time I’m asking, get dressed we have to get moving.”
There. Firm, direct orders. He’ll listen for sure now.
“Dude. Don’t climb your bookshelf.”
The book said to reinforce the command.
“Get dressed. I mean it.”
Command reinforced. Done and done.
“Hey! No juggling right now. Get dressed.”
The book said if training is not going well pause to take a leashed walk and try again later. Wait. This is the wrong training book.