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The Poisoned Cue: Positive and Negative Discriminative Stimuli

Why clicking and correction don't mix.

Behavior analysts refer to a learned stimulus that triggers an operant behavior as a 'discriminative stimulus.' The behaviorists do not, as far as I know, differentiate between a discriminative stimulus that was trained through positive reinforcement and one that was trained through negative reinforcement.

The ABCs of Barking

Why all the barking?

How to Put an End to Counter-Surfing

Many dog owners complain that their dogs steal food from kitchen counters or even the dinner table. A new term was even coined to describe this behavior: counter-surfing. If you're tired of losing your dinner to a sneaky pooch every time you turn your back, here's what you can do about it.

What to Do When Your Dog Loses His Cue: Training Outdoors with Distractions

Please come

 “He only does what I ask when he wants to. It’s really hit or miss.”

Click to Be Fit: Fun Canine Fitness Training

Want to try some fun and games?