A must read, to be reread again and again, How to use the 10 time-tested NLP techniques to kick start your effective persuasion skills. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. When my friend’s cat peed on the stove because a new cat was added to the household, she gave the older cat to friend where the cat never peed on anything again. Pryor offers many compelling and accessible examples of how positive reinforcement is the most effective way to do this. This book is one of the gold standards. Now this revised edition presents more of her insights into animal -- and human -- behavior. These techniques are effective without having to feel like you are being overly aggressive, selfish or inconsiderate. But if you are looking for a step-by-step guide to how to train specific behaviors, such as "sit", "down", etc... this is not that - instead it provides you with a framework for understanding how to shape behavior, which is better, because each animal and person is unique and it is impossible to find a specific method for training a behavior that will work for every single individual. Now I know it is most impactful and will grow more good behavior if expressed immediately. Plus it's really short and sweet, so if you are not a fast reader, no worries. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviewed in the United States on March 6, 2019. Please try again. A Better Way to Better Behavior Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot the Dog! It trumps the rights and safety of bystanders. For Dogs, Kids, Parents, Teachers, and Dolphins, Reviewed in the United States on March 18, 2011. zzzz. Additionally, using positive reinforcement builds the relationship -- affection, love, connection -- pick your term -- rather than distance and resentment and hurt feelings that often happens when the older/former methods are used. I am sure I will use it when I get my next dog but I bought for working with people. A Better Way to Better Behavior Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot the Dog! 0 Ratings 27 Want to read; 1 Currently reading; ... Don't shoot the dog! It also provides examples of training a behavior using different methods. These techniques can also be used to improve behaviour in pets, kids and even yourself. Don't Shoot the Dog: The Art of Teaching and Training (Paperback) Published December 3rd 2019 by Simon Schuster Paperback, 240 pages Don’t shoot the dog and don’t put the cat down! ed. No matter whether for large or small dogs, and no matter which breed: You surely will find the right game for every dog! It is a book that will teach you how to change your own behavior, your children's behavior, your pets behavior, or even a sea lion's behavior. Karen Pryor’s clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don’t Shoot the Dog a bestselling classic with revolutionary insights into animal—and human—behavior. Karen Pryor is a terrific writer. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Learn effective techniques to think intelligently, make better choices and perform at your best! It does delve into some of the quirks and harder parts of animal training, but in an accessible way. In the zoo community we train animals with this method of operant conditioning, which is more ethical and effective than the traditional training that the vast majority of dog and horse trainers use. Karen Pryor did an excellent job explaining learning theory & behaviorism to a complete novice like me. And why do clicker trainers use cues, anyway? Don't Shoot the Dog! This text presents advice for training your dog and much more. One thing she writes that I immediately adopted was to praise people as soon as they do good, just as you would a dog. Written in an easy to follow and read way. Don't Shoot the Dog! To learn more about operant conditioning and the fundaments of clicker training, pick up the new Don't Shoot the Dog! The fact that she's American is, a laughable criticism! As a professional zoo animal trainer, I have given and recommended this book to dozens of people. Everyone can learn from this book and improve their lives, Reviewed in the United States on March 28, 2019. The Good Enough Studio: Art Therapy Through the Prism of Space, Matter, and Action. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. It doesn’t take much for a cop to shoot a dog. I don't know what book they read but it wasn't this one! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 4, 2016. Please try again. I particularly loved the breakdown of different methods for eliminating unwanted behavior and the pros and cons of each. I bought as I heard it applies to humans as well, and parts do, but this book is mostly for training dogs. Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot the Dog! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Positive reinforcement is essential for a good relationship with your dog, and for your dog's relationship to the world at large and this is a good resource and reminder for new and for experienced dog people. Indeed the so-called 'new' chapter on clicker training just extols how great the technique is without actually going into any detail as to how the technique is used in practical terms. Now this revised edition presents more of her insights into animal--and human--behavior. eVersion1.0-clickforscannotes DON'T SHOOT THE DOG Karen Pryor To my mother, Sally Ondeck; my stepmother, Ricky Wylie; and Winifred Sturley, my teacher and friend. Don't Shoot the Dog! Included are the principles of 'clicker training'; methods of ending undesirable habits; tips for house-training the dog, improving your tennis game or dealing with an impossible teen. a bestselling classic. : The New Art of Teaching and Training by Karen Pryor starting at $0.99. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Karen Pryor is an extremely influential animal behaviourist, and very much ahead of her time in so many respects. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The New Art of Teaching and Training is much more than a training book for pets or animals. : The New Art of Teaching and Training To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. 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