Training, training pets, dog behaviourism, puppy school, How dogs learn, Mary R. Burch, terrier, labrador, retriever, german shepherd, shepherd dog
This training session allows the student to familiarise with basics of dog behaviourism and training technics. The questions are general questions, about the science and knowledge of dog behaviourism, as well as case studies. They correspond to the Level 1 of the Thinking Pets training, that is the first of 3 modules towards the intention of the qualification. This qualification allows the student to open a puppy school.
[...] [xvi] Kindersley, Dorling (2013) Dog Encyclopedia: The definitive visual guide, KD, page 196. [xvii] Claire Arrowsmith and Alison Smith (2013) Puppy Bible: The ultimate week-by-week guide to raising your puppy, Hachette, London, page 48. [xviii] Coppinger, Raymond Coppinger and Lorna (2002) Dogs: A New understanding of Canine Origin, Behaviour, and Evolution, Chicago, Pages 54 - 55. [xix] Coppinger, Raymond Coppinger and Lorna (2002) Dogs: A New understanding of Canine Origin, Behaviour, and Evolution, Chicago, Pages 108 - 110. Thinking pets Confi Puppy Course Module 1 page 28. [...]
[...] Finally, all these dogs are energetic dogs having about the same age. That would make an interesting and busy puppy class They would all play together without getting tired. A special attention should be given to the German Shepherd as he could show Hazard Avoidance Behaviour (Fight, Flight, Faint, Freeze or Fidget). Question In no more than 300 words, discuss why using pack rules and hierarchy is an out dated, dangerous concept to apply to our relationship with dogs. People often compare the dog's behaviour with wolfs pack operations and it's not rare to hear when we start talking about dressage, "you have to be the dominant male so that your dog respects you". [...]
[...] He will keep eyes on the toy waiting for something to happen. He needs to be socialised early and to be kept socialised so that he stays tolerant towards other dogs and pets. The terriers are independent and active dogs. At 12 weeks, the puppies usually cannot concentrate more than 15 minutes. It's important to make only short exercises so that he doesn't get bored and stay motivated.[viii] Situation 13 weeks old German Shepherd As easily seen in his name, the German Shepherd comes from Shepherd dogs.[ix] His initial role was to protect and herd livestock. [...]
[...] He was initially used to hunting rabbits.[xiv] His motor pattern is Orient - MARK BY SCENT - CHASE - grab/bite - kill/bite: we can expect the nine weeks old Beagle to spend a lot of time, nose in the soil, smelling everything and following any hypothetical track. At that stage the male can start to cock his leg to urinate.[xv] Beagles have a strong chasing instinct; they are easy pets, friendly and tolerant, and need a lot of exercise. They can run for hours and hours (however the owner must be. careful before the growing is fully completed). They are happy dogs and they love playing. [...]
[...] Burch, Ph. D and Jon S. Bailey, PhD (1999) How dogs learn, Howell Book House, pages 33 - 34. Mary R. Burch, Ph. D and Jon S. Bailey, PhD (1999) How dogs learn, Howell Book House, pages 57 - 63. Mary R. Burch, Ph. D and Jon S. Bailey, PhD (1999) How dogs learn, Howell Book House, pages 60 - 61. [...]
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