15 Must Read Dog Training Articles

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When you’re first starting to cross over to positive reinforcement based dog training, its hard to know where to start. Each of these dog training articles will open your mind to what dogs and dog training should be all about.

These articles are sure to get you double guessing your beliefs. Enjoy!

  1. Is Punishment an Effective Way to Change the Behavior of Dogs?
  2. Skinner – Operant Conditioning
  3. Using “Dominance” to Explain Behavior is Old Hat
  4. Is the Dog a True Pack Animal?
  5. Understanding Thresholds – Its More Than Under or Over
  6. David Mechs Theory on the Alpha Role
  7. Position Statements of American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
  8. Neurophysiology of Clicker Training
  9. Forget About Being Alpha in Your Pack
  10. The Premack Principle
  11. Clicker Training Works Okay, But When Do I Stop Using Food?
  12. Functional Assessment: Hypothesizing Predictors And Purposes Of Problem Behavior To Improve Behavior-Change Plans
  13. How to Teach Your Dog to Come When Called
  14. The True Killer – Ill-informed “Professionals” Lacking Critical Thinking Skills
  15. Free Training Resources – The Behavior Company