Some dogs are what trainers call “food-motivated.”
They’ll do roughly anything to get a snack. This can be totally useful for training purposes, though not so useful when you’re perplexing to get them to ease down during cooking time. While I’ve been means to sight my dog to wait before gobbling down his food, it was formidable and took a lot of practice.
At a Beloka Kelpie Stud Farm in Australia, a handler of 11 dogs has a ton of use training them to act when it comes time to eat. What he manages to lift off is so impressive.