Canine Life and Social Skills is starting to take off. It’s a new three part program from the APDT, which far exceeds most I’ve ever seen. It has obedience, manners, and real life training such as waiting to get out of your car. The objectives are to promote positive training methodology, strengthen the dog & owner relationship, encourage ongoing training, value real life skills, educate about dog behavior, and to promote the value of dog trainers & dog training.
Posts tagged: positive reinforcement
What is reinforcement? Too many people don’t truly understand what it is nor how to use it properly. Is it “a thing?” Technically reinforcement is a process. It means: behavior increased. That’s it. So something that is reinforced means it increased behavior. We generally like to say “reinforcer” as the
Practical Solutions for Practical People, Saturday, Mar 13, 2010, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, This is a free workshop, but registration is required. Approved for: 2 CEUS for IAABC, 2 CEUs for CPDT
Jules Nye of Sit Stay & Play as “Pet Expert” on Rewarding Behaviors Dog Training Forum discussing barking issues. Why dogs do it, how to live with or without it, how people accidentally increase it. teaching a “quiet” cue, and personal Q&As.
Why do people hurt their dog in the name of training? Nowadays with all the political correctness, you’d think people would be nicer to their animals too. So why is it people still train using outdated forceful methods? Because people are more obedient than their dogs.
You can find a substantial amount of dog training on television these days. But, just like network sitcoms and dramas, quality varies. So how do you watch a television show dealing with matters canine and evaluate what you’re seeing?