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
Reference for animal training. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

I was really learning Dog Training at the time I read this, and it had some helpful advice to keep in mind. Positive reinforcement is a valuable technique for all animals - including humans! I do not own this book - I borrowed it from the library. Read full review

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User Review  - Captain Packrat - Goodreads

An excellent guide to training, whether you want to teach your dog to sit on command, your cat to stay off the table, your children to clean their room, your co-workers, horses, dolphins, fish, even ... 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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