One of the things we like to do at Pawsitive Vybe is to use a finger point to mark behaviors. The above video is a demonstration of the finger point mark. It’s real nice for keeping a dog’s focus on the handler and for silently marking behaviors. This is quite useful with multiple dogs because a […]
The definition of an Operant animal is an animal that understands behavior affects consequence.
A Positive Marker is an excellent tool for communication. Pinpointing and isolating the action that is to be reinforced gives us a tremendous boost in understanding and dramatically speeds up the learning process. The positive marker is used to communicate the exact moment that a behavior was correct.
Because Discdogging is a complex game made of many behaviors: biting, dropping, chasing, catching, retrieving, establishing position, it is very important that our dogs have a clear understanding of their job.