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19.06.2017

Dog Behaviour, Educating Kids Around Dog Safety

Many kids I come across say a friendly dog has a wagging tail but a tail wag does not always mean a friendly dog…
When a dogs tail is wagging up ’stiff like a board’ (almost ping ping ping) instead of ‘flowing like a wave’, this is not a good friendly sign!

Admin - 09:52:17 @ Safety Around Dogs, Reactionary Behaviour | Add a comment

12.06.2017

Dog Training - What are you really rewarding? Example- Reactionary Behaviour

What are you really encouraging?
Make sure you are not inadvertently encouraging your dogs reactionary behaviour.
If you are giving your dog treats while your dog is being ‘reactive’(growling, barking etc.) in an attempt to distract or ‘create a positive association’ with the people or animals your dog is reacting to, you may in fact be rewarding and encouraging that reactionary behaviour.
Instead, only reward AFTER your has behaved in a more positive way and is ‘relatively’ calm,

Admin - 06:55:33 @ General Training, Reactionary Behaviour | Add a comment

20.03.2017

Dog training and Generalization of Reactionary Behaviour

Reactionary behaviour can generalize itself and faster than you think.
For example, your dog may be displaying a reaction to certain nationalities and a certain gender of person - (this does happen, a concept associated with socialization)- but then, they may begin to generalize this reaction to the same sex as before, but including different nationalities now, for example.
My point is, your problem situation is now bigger. [Read More…]

Admin - 17:02:21 @ Reactionary Behaviour | Add a comment



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