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Training high drive dogs- clicker dog training

The dogs featured in this video belong to my friend youtube user: alomaro There is a myth going around that is not founded in science, but is mere opinion, that high drive dogs need to be physically and psychologically intimidated in order to be trained. By using Progressive Reinforcement Training which involves no forms of physical or psychological intimidation, you can train high drive dogs the right level of arousal as well as reliable behaviors, and how to be friendly and calm around other dogs and people. To learn exactly what Progressive Reinforcement is go here: The Need for a New Term: A type of animal training exists that involves no forms of intimidation, confrontation, violence, reprimands, or domination. This non-violent type of training has gone under many names: “Clicker Training,” “Positive Training,” “Positive Reinforcement Training,” and “Reward Training,” among others. There is a need for a more specific, more accurate, more inspirational term. The above terms have been used so loosely in recent years that they have lost their original meanings. How has this happened? Trainers who use compulsion methods may incorporate a clicker (a noise maker to mark desirable behavior) and refer to themselves as a “Clicker Trainers.” Trainers who use painful or intimidating methods may include food or toy rewards in their training and refer to themselves as “Reward Trainers” or “Positive Reinforcement Trainers.” It is already possible that a member

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  • I recently went to a clinic with Dean Calderon and he uses the clicker method – albeit with a hand motion that he has taught the dogs means a reward. These schutzund dogs are getting better and better training.

  • I started from the bottom up- cleaning kennels at the shelter- taking care of rooms of puppies and dogs at the shelter! Dogs are the best teachers! Then I met a mentor! I hope to make more and more videos and be the mentor of new trainers!

  • Yes, the guy is very macho, he coaches sports too.

  • Sure, and being friendly towards small children. I will need to go back to mexico so that video will come out some other time.  But I will soon make a video of his dogs doing a recall away from a ball that has already been thrown, I am making a vid on the premack principle- I will be letting my dogs chase and then calling them away from rabbits, squirrels and birds. I think that Premack is a very important tutorial to do 🙂

  • I wish I could be like you Emily, how did you get to where you are, is this our career I wanna be a dog trainer always have, how did you get where you are

  • My dogs a terrier and she isn’t very high driven by anything and makes training hard 🙁 check out my channel to see what she can do xx all my videos she is trained by positive clicker training

  • What gorgeous dogs! It’s so impressive to see Malinois with “inner calm”.

  • Great video!

    Violance towards dogs is a crime!

  • Great video and so very true!!! Makes you wonder where that outdated myth came from–I find high drive dogs the easiest to train because they are so willing to offer behaviors, you have many more behaviors to choose to reinforce.

  • Great paper, Emily. I’ve printed it off to show to a few people.

  • great stuff amazing work!

  • This is such a great video! Thank you for sharing 🙂
    It was also great seeing a male owner utilizing positive training methods to teach his dogs so many cool tricks.
    I know it’s not true everywhere, but in my area I find it hard to convince guys you don’t need to use “macho”, forceful training techniques. I’ll definitely use this video as a positive example!

  • Loved this! 🙂 I love that they can have self-control around toys even though they are high drive dogs! 🙂

  • Nice dogs. Great training!

  • can we see them around cats, squirrels and other barking dogs without the leash?

  • Awesome. I’d be lucky to get my two to listen to me in the garden! :/

  • So cool to see them doing tricks. Normally I see this breed of dog in K9 jobs. Great work!

  • Yes! An important message to get there again, and again, and again ….

  • I have a border collie, and when it was a puppy and went to his first puppy school class, the trainer would tug super hard on his lead to make it heel and yell at it. It was very traumatic for both me and my puppy. I ended up going home and practising like crazy with my puppy using his favourite toys, enthusiastic gestures, and food rewards, so he didn’t have to go through that ever again.

  • I am so glad you made a video busting this myth!

  • thumbs up for the Dogs
    thumbs up for the trainer.
    and thumbs up for Emily ~~~ ^^

  • thumbs up for the Dogs
    thumbs up for the trainer.
    and thumbs up for Emily ~~~ ^^

  • It’s great to see someone proving that myth wrong. Those dogs are so lucky to have a wonderful trainer (and a beautiful home!).

  • Anyone know the name of that song? My BC seemed to like it.

  • Anything is possible with progressive reinforcement training!! You go girl ; ]

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