My goal as trainer is to teach people to become better trainers for their dogs. Not just the dog they are currently working with, not just the sit exercise they want to improve. To … Czytaj dalej
Hi! My name is Agnieszka Janarek! I am a host of The Dog Real Talk Program and founder of Tromplo Animal Training Platform! The first episode of our brand new program, “The Dog Real Talk,” … Czytaj dalej
This post will start a series about nosework foundation skills. Each post will cover one skill. Today: Start of the search.
We rely heavily on our intuitive understanding of communication. We think that somehow animals will understand what we are saying, in our verbal language. One of the pictures that I have in my head is … Czytaj dalej
For a long time I was a big advocate of daily walks with all dogs. I considered it a part of being a thoughtful, educated caregiver. There are multiple sources that advice daily walks, as … Czytaj dalej
Marker: A marker is a stimulus which has become a secondary reinforcer by the process of both classical and operant conditioning. What is the function of MARKERS? First of all, their function is communication with … Czytaj dalej
This is the second part of this article. Okay so we already know antecedent arrangement is something to look into when we talk about problem behaviors. But does it relate to sports training? Or any … Czytaj dalej
When can we say about a behavior that it is performed with fluency. What is fluency? How do we know we have it, when we see it?
One of the very common tendencies that can be noticed in nosework trials in Poland, is the excessive interference of the handler in the work of the dog – overhandling. What does overhandling mean, why … Czytaj dalej
Nowadays canine conditioning is a hot topic in dog’s world. Many people have heard about dogs working on strengthening muscles and staying fit! A lot of them want to try doing the same with their … Czytaj dalej