Don't Shoot the Dog!
The New Art of Teaching and Training 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Karen Pryor
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Don't Shoot the Dog! by Karen Pryor
Book DescriptionA Better Way to Better Behavior Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot the Dog! a bestselling classic. Now this revised edition presents more of her insights into animal and human behavior. A groundbreaking behavioral scientist and dynamic animal trainer, Karen Pryor is a powerful proponent of the principles and practical uses of positive reinforcement in teaching new behaviors. Here are the secrets of changing behavior in pets, kids even yourself without yelling, threats, force, punishment, guilt trips...or shooting the dog: The principles of the revolutionary "clicker training" method, which owes its phenomenal success to its immediacy of response so there is no question what action you are rewarding 8 methods of ending undesirable habits from furniture-clawing cats to sloppy roommates The 10 laws of "shaping" behavior for results without strain or pain through "affection training" Tips for house-training the dog, improving your tennis game, or dealing with an impossible teen Explorations of exciting new uses for reinforcement training Learn why pet owners rave, "This book changed our lives!" and how these pioneering techniques can work for you too."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780553380392
(209mm x 134mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Bantam USA
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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