1. positive reinforcement dog training

positive reinforcement dog training

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“Greed” in the context of dog training

When talking about greed in the context of teaching dogs I think of the following:    The lack of generosity in rewarding behaviors you want to promote  Asking for too…
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Dilemma?

A couple of days ago a client mentioned that her brand new puppy yaps and whines when in the play pen and that she was ignoring the yapping and yelping…
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Puppies: Behavior vs “Obedience”

So, here you are and you have a growing, teething puppy and you are confronted with a mountain of natural but undesirable behaviors. From jumping up and nipping and shredding…
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Introducing a puppy to your older dog

http://www.clickertraining.com/what-to-expect-introducing-a-puppy-to-your-adult-dogs What to Expect:  Sibling rivalry Getting a new puppy is exciting—at least for the humans in the family. Sometimes the dog of the house doesn’t think the pup is…
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Rewarding versus Bribing

One of the most common arguments I hear from people who have heard of “positive” training but clearly have no understanding of it, is a definition that sounds somewhat like…
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Don’t give up right away

Sometimes it is touching to hear how much people go way out of their way to accommodate the likes and dislikes of their dogs. From building tents so they can…
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Go ahead and play tug with your dog!

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2011/jul/17/dog-training-john-bradshaw-animal-behavior Professor John Bradshaw is holding out a clenched fist – you might see this as a novel way of greeting a stranger were it not that it is my…
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Timing is everything

 Using management as part of classical conditioning  The most important thing in behavioral training is to help the dog not to perform an undesired behavior. As much as we might…
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Manners: Impulse control

Puppy manners is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot. Just because you have taught your puppy “sit” does not mean that you will have a well behaved dog.…
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