358: The Human Psychology of Praise and Correction

The Dog Show #358 – January 6, 2016 Why are the two-legged members involved in dog training and behavior conversations so polarized about whether or not you should tell your dog “No”? Given people are talking about it, not dogs, … Read More

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Positive Reinforcement vs. Correction!

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There is a wide spectrum of dog training philosophies, ranging from exclusive positive reinforcement training at one end, and harsh, militant, abusive methods at the other.

As with most topics of debate, any party at an extreme end is lacking a balanced perspective. Neither extremes produce consistent and widespread desirable results, because they are fundamentally incomplete.