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Solving Behavior Problems Like a Dog Trainer (Part III)

Recently, we've been discussing the case of hypothetical client Sally and her very jumpy adolescent male dog, Harland. If you're just joining us on the...

Casey Lomonaco  |  Jun 14th 2011


Recently, we’ve been discussing the case of hypothetical client Sally and her very jumpy adolescent male dog, Harland. If you’re just joining us on the Dogster Guide to Behavior & Training and want to get “up to speed” on the topic at hand, make sure you take a moment to read:

Solving Behavior Problems Like a Dog Trainer Part I

Solving Behavior Problems Like a Dog Trainer Part II

Today, we’ll discuss how Sally can set up an exercise to both reinforce the greeting behaviors she desires (she has indicated that “four on the floor” – standing, sit, and down are all acceptable) and remove reinforcement (attention, interaction, etc.) for undesirable behaviors (jumping).