Jessie pulled the bicycle over on herself. She was now scared even when a bike was standing in the driveway, and she was in the house. This is her first series of training sessions.
Observe what behaviors she adds as she gets more stressed.
BAT is from Grisha Stewart's operant approach at www.functionalrewards.com to help dog's get over fears and learn to self-calm in stressful situations.
Donna Hill has a degree in zoology and a
teaching degree. She has 20 years experience in adult and child
education and enjoyed teaching people how to observe animals in nature
as a nature interpreter, field biologist and train-the-trainer for
presentation skills and now applies her knowledge and skills to help
people and their dogs. She helps people with disabilities to train their
own service dogs and has experience working with autistic and
developmentally delayed teens. She uses plain English to explain what
you are doing and why and also provides analogies you can relate to. She
was also a Girl Guide and earned the highest honor as well as worked in
the Tourism industry as a information counselor. She loves to share key
information with people!
Visit her blog at Online Clicker Training Tutorials & Coaching.
Check out her two Youtube channels supernaturalbc2009 and supernatural 2008
to see if you like her style of teaching. Her motto is "Yard by Yard,
Life is hard. Inch by Inch, It's a Cinch!" Break everything down into
it's simplest parts and it's achievable!
Don't forget to visit her FB group Observation Skills for Training Dogs.
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Shaping A Dog's Recall: Movement Towards You
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