There will always be many unknowns about behavior; there will always be important variables that are out of our control.
Behavior is just too complex for simplistic cookbook approaches to mentoring our birds [dogs/animal ccompanions] where we look up problem behaviors in a table of contents and follow behavioral recipes.
Each situation is unique and requires careful analysis and informed consideration.
Facilitating well-adjusted, independent, confident companion parrots [dogs/animals] through the use of positive teaching techniques is more than just a commitment to learning new strategies; it is also a commitment to changing our legacy.
The time for such change is now.
[…] When applied to house training your puppy or even an older dog, drawing very clear distinctions is important. We know that peeing and pooping are necessary vital functions and to reprimand a dog for doing that is simply inhumane. The old fashioned ways are simply unacceptable. In addition to being unnecessarily cruel they also can produce fallout behaviors. Read More > […]Pingback by House training tips for your dog | Lifestyle Okanagan Blog on August 11, 2017 at 4:41 pm