The 5 Biggest Dog Training Myths Debunked

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“Many dog trainers still rely on punishments to get the behaviours they want, but positive rewards work much better,” argues Nicola Clements, animal welfare researcher. 

Period19 Jun 2022

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  • TitleThe 5 Biggest Dog Training Myths Debunked
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC Science Focus
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionAs the fields of animal behaviour, ecology and veterinary sciences continue to evolve, traditional ideas we once had about how best to train dogs are beginning to wobble. Pulling on the expertise of a range of scientists, here are five of the biggest dog-training myths, busted…
    Producer/AuthorJules Howard
    PersonsNicola Clements Rolfe


  • dogs
  • animal behaviour
  • dog behaviour