Category Archives: BAT (Behavior Adjustment Training)

Tools and Methodology

There has been a lot of talk again regarding certain training tools and methodologies that seem to get everyone’s panties in a twist. Words such as “cruel” and “aversive” get thrown around. People on both sides get upset and the … Continue reading

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Consequences vs. Corrections

I don’t train with corrections. Corrections, to me, imply that the dog is doing something wrong. As far as I’m concerned, if my dog doesn’t comply with my cue or otherwise ‘misbehaves,’ I probably haven’t trained that behavior to the … Continue reading

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Tipping the Scales

Life is unpredictable. Even when you’re training, life interrupts you. It can spoil the perfect set up. It can destroy months of rehabilitation training. How can we help ourselves and our dogs learn to cope with life?? With Risa’s history … Continue reading

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Book Review: Behavior Adjustment Training

I hate when life gets in the way sometimes! I was so excited to get this book; I even pre-ordered it! Last night, I finally finished reading it. I must say, I’m so glad I did. Behavior Adjustment Training by … Continue reading

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Dog Reactivity RPG

Sometimes it all just comes together. Art, video games, and dog training. 😉

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