Flashcards in Common Behavior Problems Deck (10):
Why do dogs jump?
What does average pet owner do to correct behavior?
Dogs jump for:
- Accidental reinforcement
- squirt bottle - dogs may learn to enjoy it
- knee to chest - may be knocked off balance and injure themselves
- squeeze toes - may be effective but cause aversion to feet being touched.
- push them off - opposition reflex and may reinforce behavior.
P I T P S C
PUNISHMENT - give correction when dog is on you
IGNORE IT - no feedback. Extinction
TRAIN INCOMPATIBLE BEHAVIOR - sit
PUT BEHAVIOR ON CUE - teach to give hugs.
SHAPE ABSENCE - reward anything other than jumping
CHANGE MOTIVATION - why is the dog jumping?
Attention - extinction
Dominant - work on becoming higher in pack order
Fear - train self soothing behaviors
Why do dogs dig?
What do average pet owners do to stop it?
Dogs dig: natural behavior
- cool off
- hunting instinct
People tend to yell at the dog.
Dog learns to do it when you're not there.
P I T P S C
Punishment - e-collar
Ignore - won't work - self rewarding
Train incompatible behavior - sit, "place" etc
Put behavior on cue - teach to dig in specific location or in sandbox
Shape absence - not always effective
Change motivation - make sure no pests, provide cool area, neuter dog, provide interactive toys. Bury aversive stimuli such as chicken wire or pine cones.
Why do dogs bark?
What do people usually do to try and fix the issue?
- "calling the troops" -alerting
Yell at dog
P I T P S C
Punishment - bark collar
Ignore it - won't work - self rewarding
Train incompatible behavior - teach sit not always applicable
Put behavior on cue - teach speak
Shape absence - reward anything other than barking
Change motivation - why is dog barking?
- bored- toys, exercise
- scared -
- genetics - can't. Go to list
- frustration -
- excitement -
What are the 6 ways to deal with behavior issues?
T I P P S C
TRAIN INCOMPATIBLE BEHAVIOR
PUT BEHAVIOR ON CUE
TIPPSC - in depth
Train incompatible behavior - dog jumping.. Teach sit
Ignore it - only works if you are the reinforcer
Punishment - give correction
Put behavior on cue - new cue, old cue
Shape absence - reward anything but the problem behavior.
Change motivation - why is he doing it?
Why do dogs chew?
What do people do to try and fix the problem?
- genetics (working breeds)
People try to
Get mad/ yell