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Drinking From the Toilet: Real dogs, Real training

Jan 13, 2019

Giving animals choice in their training sounds like such a wonderful thing. But what exactly does that mean? And in real life, it doesn’t feel good when your dog makes a choice to opt out of a training session by ignoring you, sniffing the ground, leaving the ring, etc… That’s not very reinforcing.

In this episode, Chirag Patel and I discuss how we should we handle these behaviors while still maintaining our positive reinforcement framework.

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