Trainers are essentially teachers. Our learners are not just the animals we train; our learners are also our clients, students, employees, and colleagues.
Last month I wrote about some well-trained, problem-solving animals and the incredible things they accomplished on their own.
Good trainers are doers! We enjoy interacting with our animals and teaching new behaviors. However, most trainers are not great record-keepers.
Is the end-of-session signal beneficial or harmful?