Training with treats
I have been training my Jack Russell (one and a half years old now) for about six months. In the initial training - i did not use treats. She learnt but dragged her feet over the basic commands. For the last month, a new trainer suggested treats - this works very well and now she perform all the basic commands excellently - when she knows there's a treat coming. But when i am less consistent or do not show the treat at the start, she does not want to do what she has already mastered.
How do i stop her dependence on treats or toys? She's a fast learner but how do i get her to do what she can, when i want her to? (thinking of training her up for obedience competitions)