Tag Archives: Positive

Training: Positive reinforcement

Positive Reinforcement as it applies to dog training. Adding something the dog will work for, to strengthen (increase the frequency of) a desired behavior. For example, giving a dog a reward* for sitting in order to increase the probability that the dog will sit again. *Trainers and owners typically give some form of food treat. However,… Read More »

Training: dog notes

Dog training is the process of communicating (shaping or teaching) skills or behaviors. Both for the owner and their dog. For the dog, this can include teaching a response to certain commands, or helping a dog learn coping skills for stressful environments. –(source) Dog training philosophies, approaches, techniques, and equipment differ greatly. There are currently no licensing,… Read More »