“Come!” One of the Most Poisoned Cues in Dog Training

Download or View PDF version HERE! Recall. One of the most important (dare I say most important?) dog training cues you can teach your dog. For those of you unfamiliar with the word “recall” it goes a little bit like this: “Charlie come!! Come puppy!!!” A-ha! Yes you know this cue. It’s the cue “come”. Now … Continue reading “Come!” One of the Most Poisoned Cues in Dog Training

The Neuroscience & Behavioral Science Behind Dog Training

To access this as a PDF: TRAINER TUESDAY One question I often get as a trainer is why force free? Why not follow this norm of punishment-based training? First, to answer this question let’s look at the quadrant (Also understand that these are all over time): Positive Reinforcement: Giving a dog a treat (stimulus) to increase … Continue reading The Neuroscience & Behavioral Science Behind Dog Training