Author: Spector, Morgan
Number Of Pages: 276
Publisher: Sunshine Books, Inc.
Release Date: 20-07-2006
Details: Product Description
Shaping top performance positively! In this breakthrough book, Morgan Spector shows you how and why to use clicker training, the technology of operant conditioning and positive reinforcement, to train you dog. Whether you’re startingoff with a new puppy or headed for the Obedience ring, these step-by-step instructions will work for you.
You’ll learn how you can use positive reinforcers, instead of force and punishment, to build reliable performance at every level of training.
If you just want a hassle-free, truly enjoyable companion dog, this book will show you how, even if you’ve never trained before. And if you have visions of going all the way to top scores and Obedience championships – with a happy, eager, positively trained canine partner – go for it!
Here’s your travel guide for a wonderful journey.
About the Author
Morgan Spector is a practicing attorney and respected obedience competitor, trainer and teacher in Southern California. In 1993 he came in contact with Karen Pryor and has been a dedicated clicker trainer since. He is well known ini dog-training circles as an advocate and expositor of operant conditiong techniques through his participation on clicker e-mail lists and his regular column in the NADOI News and the Clicker Journal.
In the latter part of 1998 Morgan began consulting with Canine Companions for Independence together with Bob and Marian Bailey to help CCI incorporate operant conditioning into their service dog training program.