punishment

What kind of punishment is most appropriate for dogs?

When we hear the word “punishment” we think of something negative, but it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s been shown that just like with humans, positive reinforcement with dogs works: motivating and incentivizing — but not overlooking —…

Why You Should Never, Ever Hit Your Dog

“Violence only breeds violence.” These wise words can be applied in many different areas of life. That’s why you should turn a deaf ear to anyone who advises you to train your dog with physical punishment, often by hitting the…