I find it so exciting that extremely high levels of response-reliability may be achieved simply by using our voice. No gizmos to phase out. No scaring or hurting dogs. Instead, softly-spoken instructive reprimands. (Unless of course, the dog is at a distance or in danger, in which case the instructive reprimands would be shouted.) Basically, what we have is non-aversive punishment (or call it what you will, because the teaching process cannot really be defined by existing learning theory). And the best thing … we end up training how we started — talking to our dogs
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