Post Tagged with: "reinforcement"

  • Getting in and out of the box.

    Foundation Games in Competition Obedience

    Obedience 04/30/2014 at 4:48 pm

    There are a number of foundation exercises that I teach my dogs. I start teaching these foundation skills as soon as I get my puppy at 7 weeks of age; although you can also teach these to an adult dog. I am going to showcase two of these skills in […]

  • Using Cues and Reinforcement in Dog Training

    Using Cues and Reinforcement in Dog Training

    General Topics 11/28/2013 at 4:42 pm

    Following is an excerpt from the book Thoughtful Owners, Great Dogs by James Akenhead. Obedience training is usually thought of as mastering a series of commands that indicate what behavior we want the dog to do, combined with a release cue that tells the dog when he can stop doing […]

  • Demystifying Detector Dog Training Myths

    Demystifying Detector Dog Training Myths

    Narc & Explosive Detection, SAR 09/04/2013 at 2:32 pm

    Part Two (of three) – Detection Canine’s False Response/Nonproductive Response Thanks to many of you who read and commented on Part One of this article, I appreciate your time and opinions. I would like to add a clarification to one of my sentences after a very astute and correct reader […]