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How Dogs Learn

By: Mary R. Burch, Jon S. Bailey
Narrated by: Christopher Solimene
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Publisher's summary

This book explores the fascinating science of operant conditioning, where science and dog training meet. How Dogs Learn discusses the basic principles of behavior and how they can be used to teach your dog new skills, diagnose problems, and eliminate unwanted behaviors. It's for anyone who wants to better understand the learning process in dogs. Every concept is laid out clearly and precisely, and its relevance to your dog and how you train is explained.

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©1999 Mary R. Burch and Jon S. Bailey (P)2017 Tantor

Critic reviews

"This book should be on every animal trainer's bookshelf...it is practical and very useful without sacrificing scientific and technical accuracy." (Jack Michael, PhD, Department of Psychology, Western Michigan University)