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How Dogs Learn Audiobook

How Dogs Learn

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Publisher's Summary

This book explores the fascinating science of operant conditioning, where science and dog training meet. How Dogs Learn discusses the basic principles of behavior and how they can be used to teach your dog new skills, diagnose problems, and eliminate unwanted behaviors. It's for anyone who wants to better understand the learning process in dogs. Every concept is laid out clearly and precisely, and its relevance to your dog and how you train is explained.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©1999 Mary R. Burch and Jon S. Bailey (P)2017 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"This book should be on every animal trainer's bookshelf...it is practical and very useful without sacrificing scientific and technical accuracy." (Jack Michael, PhD, Department of Psychology, Western Michigan University)

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    Matthew 12/02/2017
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    "A must read for any dog owner/trainer"

    Great! Full of good science on how dogs learn with lots of practical applications and examples.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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  • Illyria
    25/02/17
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    "Very good reference book!"

    It was so useful I've ordered the hard copy to keep as a reference. As a trainer I found it very helpful.

    17 of 23 people found this review helpful
  • Frederick O. Wright
    13/06/17
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    "not what I expected."

    this book really left me with more questions than we're answered not really what I expected not what I thought I was intended for. the narrator is very monotone

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Liliana Piegari
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    07/05/17
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    "Interesting book"

    Great history of dog training. I would love to read part two. Describes the most common training tools. Good yo start with

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kristen S.
    16/07/17
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    "informative and interesting"

    book was very informative and interesting at the same time, making for a great refresher of learning theory with real life examples of applications.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • demirsel
    06/05/17
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    "Written by Captain Obvious..."

    This book is basically a compilation of all academic terms for the common sense and general knowledge subjects about dogs. I don't think anybody out there needs or wants to know these jargon soup but rather learn the actual way dogs learn. what a waste of time :/

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful

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