Positive practice refers to a high rate of repetition of the behavior that produces a high rate of reinforcement. It may sometimes take hundreds of repetitions under different circumstances to really build fluency (doing the behavior without hesitation).
In the beginning, deliver positive reinforcers immediately and consistently
Do you have a dog that does not listen to you around distractions? Do you have a dog who loves to stop and sniff around every mailbox post and fire hydrant when you are on a walk? Does your dog like
The ‘101 Things To Do With A Box’ game is a really fun clicker training game to just encourage a love of learning in your dog or other pet. It also is great practice for you in watching for those teachable, reinforceable behaviors from your pet.
What I love about clicker training is that it is all about empowering animals to make brilliant decisions (at least by our standards) by teaching them exactly what behavior will earn them a valued reinforcer. Initially the animal learns