ABC Practical Guide to Dog Training by Steven Appelbaum

By Steven Appelbaum

With the proliferation of titles out there this day, why one other publication on puppy puppy training?Because most of them sound significant, yet do not work! And the canines being knowledgeable usually advance difficulties for that reason.  Frustrated puppy proprietors are searhing for functional, humane solutions -- that offer results.The skilled strategy inside the ABC functional education consultant has confirmed itself with over 40,000 puppy proprietors around the usa and Canada who've stumbled on their solutions "as basic as ABC."

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Learned irrelevance 7. Back-chaining 8. Pattern training Single Event Learning The dog judges every event that occurs in her life as either relevant or irrelevant. Here’s one example: A skateboard rolling down the sidewalk startles your dog and she yelps. You scream, run over to the dog and pick her up. You then carry her into the house and spend the rest of the afternoon soothing and caressing her on the sofa. The dog judges this event as relevant. 42 How Your Dog Learns POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CORRECTION The word correction is used throughout this text.

Learned irrelevance 7. Back-chaining 8. Pattern training Single Event Learning The dog judges every event that occurs in her life as either relevant or irrelevant. Here’s one example: A skateboard rolling down the sidewalk startles your dog and she yelps. You scream, run over to the dog and pick her up. You then carry her into the house and spend the rest of the afternoon soothing and caressing her on the sofa. The dog judges this event as relevant. 42 How Your Dog Learns POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CORRECTION The word correction is used throughout this text.

If you give the “come” command and correct the dog too early, not giving her sufficient time to respond, she may become uncomfortable leaving your side. If you correct her after she’s turned toward you or for not coming fast enough, she may learn that coming is not a rewarding behavior. This is why it is so important for your dog to understand what you want before you use corrections. Finally, let’s discuss how dogs typically respond to stimuli. RESPONSES TO STIMULI There are eight types of responses to stimuli: 1.

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