Food does not make dogs overweight anymore then it makes us humans fat. Well meaning, under-educated people practicing methods they do not understand and underlying health issues, make dogs fat. As well as a variety of other factors, of course...
I see nothing wrong with using whatever motivates the dog, you have to work with the drives presented to you. Sometimes this means using food rewards.
Last edited by Blackdog22; May 1st, 2009 at 05:52 PM.