Monthly Archives: August 2015

How To Train Your Dog to Stand Using Capturing

When people consider how to teach a dog to stand, they usually envision the action of standing up. They focus on getting the dog up on their feet from a sit or a down. But that’s the hard way to start, … Continue reading

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But It Worked for My Dog!!

What happens when someone shares a “success” story about training with aversives? Here’s my response to a commenter who did so on one of my previous posts. A Parable Once there was a woman named Reva who had a serious health condition that needed … Continue reading

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Posted in Behavior Science, Escape/Avoidance, Negative Reinforcement, Punishment | Tagged , , | 31 Comments