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The 10 Laws of Shaping Revisited

The quest for greatness

Are You Clicker Training, or Training with a Clicker?

I began teaching people how to clicker train their dogs in 1996. At that time, most pet owners had never heard of clicker training and few class instructors took it seriously. Mine was the only advertisement in the local Yellow Pages that mentioned the word "clicker." I had to persuade students to even try this novel gadget.

A decade later, clickers are now common in dog training classes. But, I suggest, clicker training still is not.

Equine Etiquette: Teaching a Horse to Stay

Instead of juggling, train “stay”

Shaping Success

Free shape—or not?

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