Word of the Day: Punishment


Punishment: Use of aversive stimuli to decrease or change a behavior. Punishment has a variety of negative consequences. Frequent use of punishment may lead the dog to fear his handler. Other unintended negative outcomes may be an escalation of the problem behavior or an increase in aggression. Examples can include shock, prong, and choke collars.

If you like this blog subscribe and click the button “Make Me Dog Smart!”. 

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Trainer Talk is a small-bite blog geared towards Caitlin’s Animal Training clientele to improve their knowledge of primarily dog training concepts and terminology they will hear throughout their personalized training sessions.


Source: VetStreet.com

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.