Dog Training: Train Your Dog to Walk on a Treadmill
Keeping our dogs in shape and healthy can be hard for those who live in cities or have more rainy days than sunny days. With obesity in pets becoming a growing issue, it helps to have a tool for exercising your dog. One such tool is a treadmill.
Getting a dog to run on a treadmill sounds easy right? Well not quite. Dogs often require training to get used to a treadmill and this training comes in the form of associated learning.
Dog owners, and even trainers, who take the time to learn more about animal behaviour training, benefit from having a deeper understanding of their dog’s needs and understand the best way to train the dog without causing them harm.
In this course, you will learn what classical conditioning is, how it is used, and how a dog’s temperament can affect training.
You Will Learn:
- Classical conditioning and how it is applied in dog training
- Advance classical conditioning methods that can help the dog become accustomed to using a treadmill
- About operant conditioning and how different types of reinforcement can help train the dog to use a treadmill without fear
- The various methods of punishment in advanced operant conditioning methods
The Benefits of Taking This Course:
- Gain a deeper insight into how dog training works and how behavioural psychology is applied to animals
- Understand the methods that can help you train your dog without using force
- Help your dog overcome phobias, bad behaviour, and entice them to learn in a fun way
- Your bond with your pet will become stronger as you train them with various associative conditioning methods