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Stimulus Control, Or Why Are There Seven Shoes on the Table?

This is an update of a post published on December 16, 2013. I’ve mentioned before that I’m not very good at stimulus control. I’ve included in this post a great video from when Clara was younger that demonstrates that embarrassingly … Continue reading

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Stimulus Control, Or Lack Thereof

  This post was updated and republished on January 31, 2019. I’ve mentioned before that I’m not very good at stimulus control. I’ve included in this post a great video from when Clara was younger that demonstrates that really, really … Continue reading

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Halfway Through Madeline’s 1,000 Treat Challenge: Clara is Relaxing!

Wait ’til you see this! Clara and I are halfway through our 1000 treats for Madeline Clark Gabriel’s  1,000 Treat Challenge and I couldn’t be more pleased with our progress. The behavior I chose for Clara’s 1000 treats and structured training is … Continue reading

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Madeline’s 1,000 Treat Challenge: Starting Week 2

We are now starting Week 2 of Madeline Clark Gabriel’s  1,000 Treat Challenge. If you are late to the party, be sure and read my original post, or at least watch my “before” video. The behavior I chose for Clara is Relax from … Continue reading

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Madeline’s 1,000 Treat Challenge

Madeline Clark Gabriel of Dogs and Babies has a brilliant idea. She proposes to set aside 1,000 treats and train one behavior with planning and intent. I love this because I tend to be a little unfocused in training and … Continue reading

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