Training a dog by giving a continuous shock until they comply is an example of the same behavior modification technique used in Guantanamo Bay.
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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?
The so-called “Dog Whisperer” makes training look like magic. But on the cutting room floor, we find it’s not magic. It’s science. The science of punishment.
Like prong collars, shock collars are not allowed in the EU. Canada and the US, please take note.
BF Skinner codified the laws of behavior and outlined the basics of how to effectively train an animal. But his terms for things just weren’t that catchy.
In 1934, electric dog shock collars looked more obviously like the torture devices they are.
Positive reinforcement explained
There are few things that cannot be accomplished with reward-based positive reinforcement dog training. Squirrels can learn obstacle courses. Fish can learn to swim through hoops. Dogs can read! So why is there still widespread…