If your ambition is to have good mechanics in communication to animals then you may find yourself blocked into a tight corner
When we use the words “teach” or “train” child, person or dog, the operative term implies that the process is under the ownership of the teacher or trainer. What your teacher thinks you have learned may not be what you actually learned.
The other dog working
or ….how to train the spectators to quietly rest and watch whilst you work, play, teach a single member of the group
Active learning: the learner takes active choice of what to do, how to respond, is attentive and making conscious effort
Passive learning: little conscious effort, reward is delivered for minimum effort.