Familiarize yourself with a concept of learning by living.
If you never thought you can punish your dog and still be humane, it’s time to get a solid grasp of negative reinforcement. Read how negative punishment becomes your ally when training your dog.
Eating poop, rolling in dead animal leftovers, eating vomit, and licking butts. This is a side of our dogs we don’t like to admit. See where these behaviors came from.
A friendly reminder of some of the basics of what a dog is. Knowing them guides our efforts to provide them with a happy and meaningful life and honor their dogness.
You are your dog’s favorite person on the planet because nobody else gives better belly rubs than you. However, in the spirit of constant improvement, see if your dog shows these 4 signs of familiarity and comfort.
If you think about it, our dogs are just hanging there waiting for us to do something. Because of this lack of independence, they are often left without the mental stimulation they need. Time at home doesn’t have to be time between walks.
If there was one thing most dogs could ask from their people, that would be to spend more, better, and longer time outdoors. No doubt this is the time dogs value the most. Improve your dog’s outdoor experience if you want to impact their lives (and yours) deeply.
First time puppy? From the endless cuteness to the scent of diarrhea, be ready for some loving memories. Your life is about to change. Get ready for it.
If you want to be your own dog’s trainer, which is very doable, positive reinforcement is the way-to-go. It is the only method that guarantees a smooth symbiosis with our dogs.
Operant Conditioning is a learning model that describes how intelligent beings modify their behavior according to the consequences that are tied to.
When we meet a dead end path in dog training, it’s good to employ training devices and concepts that can unblock us. This is where secondary reinforcement enters.