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Studies show that positive reinforcement should be used to train dogs

A review on previous studies shows the harmful effects of punishment and negative reinforcement when training dogs: The effects of using aversive training methods in dogs—A review

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Dog Training

A lot of behaviour problems benefit from correct training techniques. But this is not to say that all behaviour issues “just require better training”. Training you dog with correct positive reinforcement techniques will help your dog to learn quickly and

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The dominance myth

Dominance theory is a phrase that is still used frequently with relation to domestic dogs despite a vast level of scientific research disproving the notion. Although there are plenty of myths about how to train dogs using dominance, scientific studies

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