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Starting over

Recently I started an introductory dog training course from the Karen Pryor Clicker Training Academy. It’s an on-line course for “aspiring”¬†clicker trainers. Since I have only trained Chico, and with a lot of help, I decided to start at the … Continue reading

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A very interesting theory about why clicker training is effective

Karen Pryor is widely recognized as the initiator of clicker training and continues to be one of the leading authorities on the subject. In this post she puts forth a fascinating theory about why the clicker is so effective. Pryor … Continue reading

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Click, treat

We use clicker training. Clicker training is based on psychology, operant conditioning to be exact (ja, go ahead and Wikipedia it, or go back to that Psych 1 textbook in the garage). A small clicker makes a noise that marks … Continue reading

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