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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Discusses the underlying principles of behavioral modification and explains how to apply the methodology of positive reinforcement of areas ranging from memory improvement to breaking addictive habits.

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User Review  - Lynsey2 - LibraryThing

I really just skimmed this book as after I read the first chapter I realized it was more broad in scope than what I was looking for and really wasn't offering anything new. It also had a chapter on clicker training which I am not a fan of. Read full review

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User Review  - EowynA - LibraryThing

I have a new dog. She is young, hyperactive, strong, easily startled, and exploring the world by chewing it up. This book has helped me adjust my thinking, and is on the path to allowing me to adjust ... Read full review

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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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