Positive Reinforcement

VIDEOS OF POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT IN DOG TRAINING

Using Play to Train Your Dog

 

Examples of “Watch” with Willie

 

Teaching a Dog to “Stay” with Body Blocks & Positive Reinforcement

 

RELATED BLOGS FROM “THE OTHER END OF THE LEASH”

Chirag Patel and the “Bucket Game” April 2021

Teaching the “Emergency Stop” (or “Flying Lie Down”) March 2021

Family Dog Training Classes-What’s in Your Curriculum? September 2017

Luring, Prompting and (or) Free Shaping February 2016

Holidays Schmalidays? (Fun with Gifts for Dog Lovers) December 2015

Positive Reinforcement is Defined by the Receiver, Take Two  April 2015

Using Positives to Decrease Negatives  July 2012

Lure & Clicker Training to Teach Sit: Advantages & Disadvantages  March 2012

Don’t Waste Calories!  March 2012

The Nail Wars  August 2011

Positives of Negatives & Negatives of Positives  February 2011

Are You “All Positive?”  February 2011

Markers and Secondary Reinforcers  July 2010

Using Secondary Reinforcers – Wisdom from Kem Ramirez  July 2010

What’s In It for Me?  July 2010

Creative Reinforcement  June 2010

Positive Training for Hunting Dogs  July 2009

Positive Reinforcement is Defined by the Receiver!  September 2008

 

ARTICLES ABOUT USING POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT IN DOG TRAINING

Training Daze: Even a bad example can have a good influence

Words at Work: Learning terms like “positive punishment” can be positively punishing

A Treat by Any Other Name: Positive Reinforcement is in the eye of the beholder

Early Education: All puppy classes are not created equal

 

RELATED DOG TRAINING BOOKS & DVDS

            

    

Training Your Dog

Here’s the good news: It’s fun to train your dog! Here’s the bad news: You have to learn how. More good news: It’s not hard to learn. . . and this is a great place to get started.

Behavior & Health

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Behavior Problems

Here’s help for dogs of every description, from cautious canines to feisty fidos. Click below for videos, articles, books and DVDs that will help you help your dog.

Finding Resources

Links to other great websites & information on becoming a professional trainer or behaviorist, questions for your veterinarian, and everything in between!

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