Help, My Dog Bites! How to Deal with Dogs Who Bite

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If your dog bites or has bitten someone in the past, it is important to work with him so that it doesn’t happen again. Here are some tips and tools for training dogs so that they are safe around new people.

Clicker Training Horses: Can It Be Done?

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Can you really clicker train a horse? For decades, dolphin and killer whale trainers have been using a variation on positive reinforcement called clicker training. In the 1980s, the method started picking up steam with dog trainers and now it’s finally catching on with horses too.

Scrub Jay vs. Dog: Who is Smarter?

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Who is smarter? A scrub jay or a dog? The answer may surprise you. Read here about research done with scrub jays that proves just how intelligent they really are.

Dog Training Classes Can and Should Be More than Sit, Stay, Stand

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Dog training classes can and should be more than sit, stay, stand. From focusing on their owner to controlling impulse control, our global approach allows the dog-human teams to improve at an incredibly fast rate and provides a structured way for humans and their dogs to really enjoy each other’s company.

Marian (Breland) Bailey Interprets Misbehavior of Organisms

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In their experiences training up to 1000 animals on a given day, the Brelands came upon some unexpected findings which they published in their landmark paper, The Misbehavior of Organism. In this paper, they described a number of cases with different species where strong species-specific behaviors interfered with the learning process and caused delays in performance and delays in reinforcements.

Which Category of Operant Conditioning is It?

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It seems like almost everyone is familiar with some of the categories of operant conditioning; however, most people aren’t fluent enough to necessarily get the category correct. Here are some examples.