The Canine Good Citizen. Cultivating a well-mannered dog. Canine/Human History. 100, 000 years BCE – wolves 14,000 years BCE – selective breeding Hunting, guarding, working 500 years – companions/pets. Prehistoric cave art. Ancient Art. Medieval Art. Renaissance.
The Canine Good Citizen
I get cheese, then my collar
is grabbed = Cheese is scary!
My collar is grabbed, then
I get cheese = grabbing is good!
What emotional response is
(assume you repeat many times)
Reinforce or punish behavior– dogs do what works!
+ Positive – presenting something to the dog
- Negative – removing something from the dog
Reinforcement –dog is more likely to repeat the behavior
Punishment –dog is less likely to repeat the behavior
Reinforcement or punishment?
Positive (+) or negative (-)?
b. Buttons nips. Her human leaves.
c. Bingo nips. His human hits Him.
d. Lacey nips. Her human pinches her gums until she lets go.
for behavior you like
goes away for behavior you don’t like