The value of the conditioned response principle in dog training
The Value of the
Principle" in Dog Training
ratherthanbyyourinstruction.Beloware two common examples of
problem dog behaviors and how the princple of"conditionedresponse"
youmust purchase some chicken wire from your local hardware store and
some stypticpowder from you local pet store. Before you begin, you
must observe your dog'sfavoritediggingspotsandpinpointtheminyour
associates the condition (digging) with the negative response (pain) it will
sprayedwithbitterapple.Thistime,your dog will be reconditioned to chew
its own toys rather than your valuablepossessions.Thus,byconditioning
yourdog,youcanpositivelyreinforceagoodhabit(chewing designated toys)
over an undesirable one (chewing your valuablepossessions).