Don't Shoot The Dog ! : The New Art of Teaching and Training
by Karen PryorEdition statement:1st ed. Published by : Bantam Books Physical details: 176 ISBN:0553253883.
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A Better Way to Better Behavior. Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot the Dog! a bestselling classic. Now this revised edition presents more of her insights into animal-and human-behavior. A groundbreaking behavioral scientist and dynamic animal trainer, Karen Pryor is a powerful proponent of the principles and practical uses of positive reinforcement in teaching new behaviors. Here are the secrets of changing behavior in pets, kids--even yourself--without yelling, threats, force, punishment, guilt trips...or shooting the dog.