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To Click or Not to Click, that is the Question

The precision of a clicker was needed when teaching Twister how to "pray."

One of the things I am asked about by newcomers to our program is why we do not use a clicker very much. After-all, my website is you know!  Since I registered that website ten or more years ago my training has evolved quite a bit. Possibly if I had register my website today […]

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Bob Bailey Gives a Shout Out

Well I asked Bob to check out the blog and he wrote this amazing reply back in the comments section. I couldn’t waste it in the comments section, for fear some of you would not see it so I got his permission to use it as today’s blog.  He wrote this when there was only […]

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Idea List for Shaping

Stoni performing "hold" and "Pals" - - Shelby being a good sport!

Okay, to follow up on the shaping post, here is my, not-yet-completed list of things to shape. When I get it finished, I will post in on my website. If you would, please look over the list, alert me to any duplications you see and write up your own suggestions. They don’t need to be […]

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Back to the future

When Feature was a puppy I used to shape new behaviours with her all the time. One week I challenged myself to come up with a different, unrelated behaviour to shape each day for a week.  That was fun. None of them were shaped to fluency before I went on the next day to a […]

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