Description - Don't Shoot the Dog! by Karen Pryor
A 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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(209mm x 134mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
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