4.2 Play

Until now, we have focused on using treats dog to build value in us. Playing with your dog increases the bond with your dog, without the focus on the food. Why is it important to play with your dog? Builds engagement, which you need to teach dog things Improves relationship with owner. The dog likes …

4.2 Play Read More »

3.2 Operant Conditioning

Operant conditioning is another form of associative learning model through which our behaviour is shaped by reward (“reinforcement”) or punishment. Reinforcement/reward encourages a good behavior. There are two types of reinforcement, positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement. Punishment discourages a bad behavior. There are two types of punishment, positive punishment and negative punishment. In dog training, …

3.2 Operant Conditioning Read More »

3.1 Classical conditioning

Classical conditioning (or Pavlonian Conditioning) During his research on the physiology of digestion in dogs, Pavlov noticed that his dogs began to salivate in the presence of the technician who normally fed them, rather than simply salivating in the presence of food. Putting these informal observations to an experimental test, Pavlov presented a bell and …

3.1 Classical conditioning Read More »