Capturing A Behavior

Capturing a behavior takes the utmost patience but sometimes these behaviors are the most impressive. Captured behaviors can range from animal vocals all the way to flips. It is something the dog or animal does naturally, that you ( the trainer) reinforces and thus captures. How it works: lets say you see your dog stretchContinue reading “Capturing A Behavior”

How to fade behaviors

A lot of people tell me that they don’t want to use treats forever. What people need to understand is that treats are used in the beginning of training. We use the word primary reinforcement to describe treats because they are the first or primary resource that dogs seem to enjoy. Secondary reinforcement examples areContinue reading “How to fade behaviors”