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Kay Laurence of "Learning About Dogs" in the U.K. and Sue McGuire, a manager of a canine program at an animal shelter near San Francisco join forces to talk about the life we live with dogs. Kay Laurence brings with her more than 40 years of experience working and teaching dogs. Her unique and insightful perspective provides dog trainers and dog people a new way to learn about dogs. Sue McGuire provides the unique perspective of interacting with hundreds of dogs in shelters.

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Kay Laurence of "Learning About Dogs" in the U.K. and Sue McGuire, a manager of a canine program at an animal shelter near San Francisco join forces to talk about the life we live with dogs. Kay Laurence brings with her more than 40 years of experience working and teaching dogs. Her unique and insightful perspective provides dog trainers and dog people a new way to learn about dogs. Sue McGuire provides the unique perspective of interacting with hundreds of dogs in shelters.

    Mnemoics: The Four D's of Dog Training, Question These.

    Mnemoics: The Four D's of Dog Training, Question These.

    Menomics can be handy when it comes to finding a quick and simple way to remember a spelling  or phrase. But using these devices does require us to decide if they actually help learning or hinder it.In dog training, we have a few of these devices that...

    • 38 min
    What does it mean when a behavior is generalized?

    What does it mean when a behavior is generalized?

    When a dog "generalizes" a behavior, it means they can do the behavior under a wide variety of conditions. But a dog being able to do that has very much to do with how we originally taught the behavior.On this episode of Learning About Dogs, Kay...

    • 36 min
    Labels Again. A Talk About "Learned Helplessness."

    Labels Again. A Talk About "Learned Helplessness."

    One must be careful about using terminology we hear at seminars or read in books and apply to our training.Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs and co-host Sue McGuire love tackling these habits of trainers applying a label to something they think they...

    • 40 min
    Bonus Episode: Online Dog Training, Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

    Bonus Episode: Online Dog Training, Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

    Online dog training is certainly requires homework before purchasing

    • 36 min
    Errorless Learning? Yep! Errorless Teaching? Not So Much

    Errorless Learning? Yep! Errorless Teaching? Not So Much

    Errors are feedback.Set the dog up for success.Develop the skill to know what to change in a teaching set up, and when.Teach the prerequisite skills--even the rats and pigeons in the boxes were provided that information.Emotions underly all...

    • 43 min
    Hands and What They Should Mean to Our Dog

    Hands and What They Should Mean to Our Dog

    Dogs are aware of our every move and have decided which ones are relevant to them and which are of little consequences.This is so apparent when we use our hands, be it, living our daily lives with them, or participating in a training sessions.When...

    • 37 min

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