It takes a serious intent to get what you want, when the main action is happening on the table. It takes just the right distance, no crowding, no impatience, a shrewd and calculating interest in the progress of the main players, and no slavering or drooling like other less distinguished hunting breeds.
It takes the slightest movement, the merest millimetre to show interest, but not desire. It needs a coolly inverted paw, the bristling of the whiskers, but no ruffling of the fur. Certainly no noise or verbal demands or whining. Far below a Patterdale to show it's on short rations because it's rather hot weather, and the powers that provide the usual bowl of food have seen fit to cut the budget on calories.
It is really A velociraptor that has to be kept on a lead all the time, still it's the most intelligent of the dog world, doesn't do being patted or fussed, and is just short of being ferel.
She did get about an ounce of Chicken, as part of her daily food, not as an extra. She is gentle and nibbles it as though it is the best treat in the world, making it last as long as she can. Then she is off.
She got exactly what she wanted at the negotiating table