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6.03 The Myth of Food in Training - Part 2
We had more thoughts about food in training! Specifically, what constitutes a bribe? Food can be so useful for teaching dogs behaviors and motivating them to do those behaviors on cue, but we don’t want our dogs’ attention and compliance to become dependent on food lures or rewards, so how do we
6.02 The Myth of Food in Training - Part 1
Some people want their dogs to do what they ask without having to use food in training. A lot of people don’t want to have to bribe their dog to get them to follow instructions. So what is a bribe? What is a lure? What is a reward? How can you use food in training without becoming dependent on it?
6.01 The Myth of Intent
5.12 Puppy Classes Gone Bad
There are people who believe that puppy classes are causing an increase in some dog behavior problems? Could there be any truth to this? What is a puppy class for? What makes a puppy class good? What can make a puppy class bad?
5.11 Is Pet Dog Aggression on the Rise?
We give this question a second attempt, and this time we manage to stay on topic. Is there an increase of dog aggression or just the perception of dog aggression? If aggression is on the rise, how can we address it?
5.10 My Dog Eats Poop
Coprophagia (the eating of poop) is not pretty, but is there an upside? In this episode we discuss why some dogs eat feces and how you might prevent them from eating feces in the future.
When it comes to dogs I have found that Dr. Dunbar is unparalleled in his knowledge. iWoofs has helped me understand my dogs more than I did before.
Myth of Intent
They are speaking so rapidly that I thought it was a foreign language at first. Almost like listening to Alvin and the Chipmunks! Please put your speed to a normal pace! It’s too annoying to listen to an auctioneer teach me dog behavior! Thanks, as the content seems interesting.
BTW there’s no way the obscure combinations of words could all be used as nicknames. I will just write some letters.