If you live in the Gramercy area of Manhattan, you may sometimes see our client Nelson and his person, Joanie, hanging out just outside of the Stuyvesant Park dog run. Nelson, a 6-year-old Welsh Terrier…
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Fish learn in the same ways as all of our other beloved household pets, and training them might just be a way to learn to better communicate with your dog.
When it’s cold outside, I didn’t want to stand on the curb for a half hour while my dog weighs the pros and cons of peeing. So, I taught him to be on command.
The New Zealand SPCA is training rescued dogs to drive. These aren’t Photoshopped shots or genius dogs. It’s just a cool application of smart positive reinforcement training. Here’s how it was done.
Dog training is all about molding behaviors, and behavior is something that all animals have in common. Here are some ways to use science-based, force-free animal training methods to get better behavior from humans as well as dogs.
As a professional in an unregulated field full of widely differing approaches, I’m proud to be able to put “KPA CPT” after my name. This is what those six letters mean.
I love dogs endlessly, but that doesn’t mean I don’t believe they are opportunistic, selfish creatures who don’t do anything out of courtesy. They will, however, do things for food.
Famous horse trainer Buck Brannaman has a knack for communicating with animals by delivering well-timed reinforcements. So why is it that he categorically dismisses clicker training?
In a video assignment, a psych student explains the power of Pavlovian Conditioning–a useful too for training dogs. On The Office, Jim also uses it to train Dwight.
In this adorable video, clicker trainer Sian Davies demonstrates that all animals learn in essentially the same way…and that cuteness knows no species.