In Part 2 of the P.O.P. Marker podcast, we'll discuss Conditional Opportunity Markers when they're used in conjunction with aversives. If you choose to establish opportunity timeframes for behavior when aversive stimuli are involved, you must proceed with some caution... dogs do not learn the same way that we do!
In this series, we're going to cover Predictive, Opportunity, and Possibility Markers in detail. In this Episode, we'll discuss Conditional Opportunity Markers when they're used in reward-based dog training.
In this Episode, we'll discuss how to teach a young dog or puppy to stay on a training cot for 20 minutes straight, without using gestures/hints, words/cues/commands, leash corrections, or aversives of any kind. How would you do it?
In Episode 2, we continue the discussion of verbal obedience cues, and what these sounds really mean to a dog. We'll look at a few examples of obedience cues used in "positive-only" training approaches, and we'll discuss why these cues might not lead to the behavioral compliance levels that one might expect.
In Episode 1, we'll explore the question: What are verbal obedience cues, and more importantly, what do these sounds mean to a dog? Most people would consider an obedience cue or command to be either a request or a demand for the performance of a specific behavior. But is this really the case, from the dog's perspective? And if not, what do verbal obedience cues actually signify to the dog?
Welcome to the Canine Underground Podcast! In this Episode, we'll discuss what this podcast series is all about and what to expect in future episodes. For dog trainers, handlers, serious dog enthusiasts, and canine behavior nerds!