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What is positive reinforcement?

by Joelle Rauh | Jan 20, 2015 09:17

Positive reinforcement has become a buzz word in the training community, but it's meaning can often get jumbled. This article from Psychology Today, entitled Decoding Your Pet, takes a look at what exactly positive reinforcement is, and what it is not.  http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/decoding-your-pet/201409/the-truth-about-positive-reinforcement We love our dogs, and we want to do right by them.  Other authors of articles on training have noted how it is difficult to wade through all the sources and information available on television, the internet, and in books to find the “right” information.  This is so very true!  There is so much good information about dog

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