Tweet I got lucky. Lindsay Wood, the Director of Animal Training and Behavior at the Human Society of Boulder Valley (HSBV) (Read Lindsay’s bio here. She’s amazing!), has been observing and assisting Nan Arthur, our instructor, in the Karen Pryor Academy class in which Sadie and I are enrolled. Final assessments are today Monday, September […]
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Tweet Denial. Denial. Denial. People who don’t see abuse and torture when they are looking right at it are in denial. Denial is a very dangerous state of mind, it allows for all sorts of atrocities to go unchecked. I thought about this when I read the always-on-top-of-current-dog-news Mary Haight’s new post: “Cesar, Abuse Is Not a […]
Posted in Barking, Behavior, Behavior marker, Clicker, Control Unleashed, Fearful dogs, Gigi Moss, Leslie McDevitt, Never shock a puppy, Patricia McConnell, Positive punishment, Positive reinforcement, Positive training, Punishment, Reward-based training on Oct 7th, 2010
Tweet Hint: Do not choke, shock or punish your dog’s barking, growling, or lunging in any way shape or form. You will only make things worse by confirming for your dog that whatever it is she’s afraid of will indeed cause her harm in the form of your so-called “correction.” Do not correct your dog. […]