Day 66 Transferring Cues

Day 66! Really, this is the most effective way to teach preferred behaviours, while still providing your dog with access to the functions of their behaviour. Everyone wins!

AniEd Ireland

Welcome to Day 66 of #100daysofenrichment and thank you for joining us on this journey!

Although our challenges are directed mainly at dogs, we want all species to enjoy and benefit from #100daysofenrichment so, please join in, adjust and adapt to help your pet or companion live a more enriched life.

Don’t forget to review all the information leading up to #100daysofenrichment and more here on playing safe. Know your dog!

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Transferring Cues

At a glance:

  • understand how learning and behaviour work so that you can teach new behaviours responsive to environmental cues
  • the key to teaching is not in training new behaviours (the dog can already do and is already doing them) but to get behaviour under stimulus control, so that we can ask for behaviour
  • stimulus control is hard to achieve, even though everyone believes their dog knows sit or down etc.
  • cognitive based enrichment
  • while children…

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