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

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Ringpress Books Limited, 2002 - Behavior modification - 202 pages
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Originally published entitled: Don't shoot the dog!: how to improve yourself and others through behavioral training, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.

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Excellent introduction to operant conditioning. - Goodreads
Straight forward and easy to read. - Goodreads
Definitely a page turner and definitely a re-read. - Goodreads
Very helpful training tips that helped me a lot! - Goodreads

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This is a great training book. It teaches you how to go about training your animals (and possibly your significant others and children!). The main focus is positive reinforcement. All trainers should ... Read full review

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Bible for training animals! Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Karen Pryor wrote the first edition of Nursing Your Baby in 1963. A biologist by training, she currently writes and lectures on the art of positive reinforcement training.

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