strong unconditioned reflex
Some owners categorically declare that their dog is smart by nature, and training will make him a boring, humble and uninitiated dog. And this is fundamentally wrong. The dog inherits only instincts from its ancestors, while it is forced to live in human society, and the responsibility for its behavior lies entirely with the owner. Under social conditions, the importance of control over a dog cannot be overestimated, since this is the key to safety and mutual understanding. An experienced owner constantly notices the body language of his pet, picks up a change in the tone of the bark, traces the direction of attention and gaze. Targeted training allows you to direct the energy of the animal in a useful direction, and the gradual training allows you to master more and more complex tasks. Thus, training is the development in animals of certain skills (habits) necessary to control their behavior and use for human needs.
For successful training, the following rules must be observed. Continue reading