Posts tagged with: Positive Reinforcement

  Most of us in animal welfare have a pretty negative conditioned emotional response to the word “tether.” It evokes images of emaciated dogs in filthy yards attached to heavy chains. In most cities, animal laws preclude owners from keeping...
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In Part One of this series we looked at dog trainers and in Part Two, took a look at behaviorists. In Part Three, we’ll try to help you sort through all the noise and know what to be on the...
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Words matter. They are of particular importance when we use them to ascribe meaning to certain events. In the case of dogs, the words we use to ascribe meaning to their behavior can give us a clearer picture of their...
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As a volunteer for ACCT in Philadelphia, seeing Positive Reinforcement, Reward-Based training in action with shelter dogs is one of my favorite things. Watching a dog who is likely highly stressed and living in this unnatural environment learn using methods...
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