(1 of 5) Best Times to Train #Dogs: “Captures” Throughout the Day! ... Capturing behaviors that your dog spontaneously performs is one of the easiest and quickest methods you can use to train your dog. Simply watch him/her and whenever s/he does something you want, praise and toss a treat. Over time, your pup will start offering the behaviors more frequently. Then it’s simply a matter of weaning them off treats. Click on image for details on how to do this!