Dog trainers practice their skills by training chickens. Might parents be wise to practice their parenting skills on ultra-loving non-verbal creatures who will never grow up to shoot up strangers in public places?
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Training a dog by giving a continuous shock until they comply is an example of the same behavior modification technique used in Guantanamo Bay.
Spray bottle training isn’t as precise or useful as other more humane methods of dog behavior manipulation. In fact, it can be harmful.
In a recent interview with the famous TV Dog Whisperer, British gardener-cum-talk-show-host Alan Titchmarsh questioned Cesar Millan’s use of punishment and coercion in training animals.
The Dog Whisperer, encourages bad behavior in dogs in situations where everything is stacked against them.
Once-revered UK dog trainer Barbara Woodhouse’s unusual way of getting dogs to stop chasing cars.
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.
The Poky Little Puppy and Frosty the Snowman demonstrate the quadrants of operant conditioning.
The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior has made its case against the use of punishment in dog training. Has Cesar Millan misplaced the memo?