Don't Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training

Don't Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training

Karen Pryor


a greater method to higher Behavior

Karen Pryor's transparent and exciting clarification of behavioral education equipment made Don't Shoot the Dog! a bestselling vintage. Now this revised variation offers extra of her insights into animal—and human—behavior.

A groundbreaking behavioral scientist and dynamic animal coach, Karen Pryor is a robust proponent of the foundations and functional makes use of of optimistic reinforcement in educating new behaviors. listed here are the secrets and techniques of adjusting habit in pets, kids—even yourself—without yelling, threats, strength, punishment, guilt trips...or taking pictures the dog:

•The rules of the innovative "clicker education" procedure, which owes its exceptional good fortune to its immediacy of response—so there isn't any query what motion you're profitable
•8 tools of finishing bad habits—from furniture-clawing cats to sloppy roommates
•The 10 legislation of "shaping" behavior–for effects with out pressure or soreness via "affection training"
•Tips for house-training the puppy, bettering your tennis online game, or facing an most unlikely teen
•Explorations of intriguing new makes use of for reinforcement training

Learn why puppy proprietors rave, "This ebook replaced our lives!" and the way those pioneering options can give you the results you want too.

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