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Drinking From the Toilet: Real dogs, Real training

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#76: Setting Our Puppies (and ourselves) Up For Success with Emelie Johnson Vegh
Dec 7 • 63 min
This week I am hanging out with returning guest, Emelie Johnson Vegh- one half of Carpe Momentum. We’re chatting about our puppies, how it’s going and what we’ve learned from previous puppies that has shaped our current experience. For full show…
#75: Five Counterintuitive Training Hacks
Nov 27 • 32 min
This week I want to share a couple of counterintuitive solutions to training problems you may have encountered. We’ll explore the meaning of the word counterintuitive, and how it relates to our training. And I’ll share 5 training hacks with you. For…
#74: Dog Photography with Åsa Jakobsson
Nov 7 • 37 min
This week, we are talking to Aussa Jakobsson, who is a Swedish dog photographer, she has Kelpies… and she also trains. In our conversation, we talked about what makes a good photo and how to take a good photo using any kind of camera, but especially…
#73: Behavior Analytic Research with Jackie and Diana
Nov 2 • 34 min
As a dog trainer, I am working with changing behavior in the real world in dogs and humans. And also myself. Trying to understand and modify behavior as it’s happening in the world… in animals and human learners. So much of animal training is based…
#72: Using Video to Make Faster Training Progress
Oct 23 • 25 min
If you are like me, you mostly train by yourself. And training by yourself definitely has some pros and cons. If you’re also an introvert like me, that alone time with your dogs is the best part of your day. But it means we have to work a little…
#71: Teaching a Foodie Dog to Tug
Oct 18 • 32 min
This week we talk about tugging and specifically what I did with my dog, Rugby, to build it. My terrier, Rugby, came straight out of the package with good food drive already installed. All I had to do was harness it. But getting him started with toys…
#70: Fear Not! Marketing Is A Lot Like Dog Training
Oct 11 • 39 min
This particular episode is a little different topic, as it’s really aimed mostly at those of you who work as professional trainers, especially if you own your own business. You see, Melissa’s specialty is… well, it’s marketing. I know, I…
#69: Arousal (science, not sex)
Oct 4 • 41 min
For no particular reason, this week’s topic is Arousal. Now, get your mind out of the gutter. We’re not talking about sex here. We’re talking about behavior. But if you are a behavior nerd, the topic of arousal IS pretty sexy. For full show notes,…
#68: My New Puppy is Awesome (But a lot of work, too)
Oct 1 • 30 min
In this podcast, we’re talking about how how cute, brilliant and nice smelling my new puppy, Figment, is (seriously what’s is with that new puppy smell??). But, we’re also talking about how much extra work a puppy can bringing - to life and to your…
#67: Settle Down
Aug 28 • 24 min
Settling on a station, bed, or mat is one of the most important skills we can teach any dog. Why is it so important? Settling is the perfect alternate behavior to replace almost any annoying behavior your dog has thought of. For full show notes,…
#66: Wait For It
Aug 17 • 21 min
Does shaping have anything to do with waiting? No. Actually - shaping has nothing to do with “waiting”, and, if you find yourself waiting more than a few seconds for the dog to make a move in the right direction, you’re probably doing something…
#65: It’s All Behavior
Aug 7 • 23 min
“All behavior is modifiable.” - Karen Pryor On this episode, we discuss labels and how to avoid subscribing to them. Sure, you may be missing a few skills to complete your set, but skills can be learned. All behavior is modifiable. Even our own! For…
#64: Concept Training with Ken Ramirez
Jul 17 • 48 min
This week we are exploring a major rabbit hole with special guest, Ken Ramirez (Executive Vice President and Chief Training Officer at Karen Pryor Clicker Training), and talking about concept training and teaching modifier cues. Very nerdy subjects…
#63: Training for Duration
Jul 10 • 27 min
Is training to increase duration of a behavior as simple as just waiting to reinforce longer responses? Maybe it’s not so simple! In this episode, we discuss what we need to keep in mind when training for duration, and where to look if the training…
#62: Human Behavior Change With RYANO
Jul 3 • 64 min
This week, behavior nerd worlds collide as I chat with Ryan O’Donnell (AKA “RYANO”) about changing human behavior as it relates to training. Basically, why and how we need to train humans to train dogs. It’s sort of like training inception….
#61: Tips For Dogs That Are Worried Around People
Jun 25 • 32 min
Life is easier when your dog is confident (or at least comfortable) around other people. But what if your dog isn’t? Good news! There is a lot we can do in training to help build his confidence. In this episode, we cover my top 3 tips to keep in mind…
#60: Resilience in Dogs with Patricia McConnell
Jun 19 • 58 min
Dr. McConnell is an internationally known zoologi…
#59: Balance with Alex Kurland
Jun 12 • 59 min
This week we talk to Alexandra Kurland about the …
#58: Maximizing Food Drive
Jun 6 • 39 min
What exactly is “food drive”? It’s a fuzzy term f…
#57: Specific Reinforcement Cues
May 17 • 36 min
This week we are going to tackle the topic of mul…
#56: The Value of Reinforcement Procedures with Emelie and Eva
May 2 • 54 min
This week we are hanging out again with our Swedi…
#55: Generalization In Dog Training
Apr 23 • 25 min
This week’s topic is generalization. Before we …
#54: Behavioral Momentum
Apr 17 • 22 min
Behavioral momentum applies the idea of momentum …
#53: Puppy Thoughts
Apr 9 • 41 min
Getting a puppy can be a bit of a crapshoot. What…
#52: Operationalize This
Apr 2 • 19 min
The process of operationalization takes a fuzzy c…
#51: Husbandry with Laura Monaco Torelli
Mar 12 • 76 min
This week Laura Monaco Torelli and I talk about h…
#50: Frustration Tolerance
Mar 7 • 17 min
Can we even operationalize “frustration” in order…
#49: The Value of Offered Behavior with Emelie Johnson Vegh & Eva Bertilsson
Feb 26 • 76 min
In this episode, we discuss what we mean by “offe…
#48: Setting Priorities
Feb 19 • 41 min
What are your training priorities? Join me as I d…
#47: Task Analysis with Dr. Mallory Quinn and Theresa McKeon
Feb 12 • 60 min
How many different components go into accomplishi…
#46: Using Feedback with Andrea Harrison
Feb 5 • 52 min
In episode 46, we sit down with Andrea Harrison a…
#45: Training a Deaf Dog with Terrie Hayward
Jan 29 • 38 min
In episode 45, Terrie Hayward joins me for a disc…
#44: The Fine Line Between Prompt and Cue
Jan 15 • 30 min
In this episode, we break down prompts and cues. …
#43: One New Habit for the New Year
Jan 9 • 25 min
In episode 43, we go over some very important adv…
#42: Five Key Concepts for 2018
Dec 30, 2017 • 43 min
We’re rounding out 2017 by forecasting 2018. On t…
#41: Motivate Your Training Sessions
Dec 18, 2017 • 37 min
In episode 40, we discussed Motivating Operations…
#40: Motivating Operations
Dec 12, 2017 • 41 min
This week…..well, I hope you’ll bear with me. If …
#39: Motivation with Dr. Susan Friedman
Nov 22, 2017 • 68 min
In dog training circles, motivation is - well - k…
#38: Lego Blocks Not Cinder Blocks
Nov 14, 2017 • 20 min
To be most effective in our shaping, we want to s…
#37: What makes a good reinforcer?
Oct 31, 2017 • 31 min
Traditionally, we say that a reinforcer is someth…
#36: The CER with Lindsay Wood Brown
Oct 23, 2017 • 25 min
In this conversation, Lindsay Wood Brown and I at…
#35: Retrieving for All Occasions with Elsa Blomster and Lena Gunnarson
Oct 17, 2017 • 78 min
Today’s podcast guests, Elsa Blomster and Lena Gu…
#34: Structure and Choice with Leslie McDevitt
Oct 9, 2017 • 61 min
In this episode, we talk about finding a balance …
#33: Better, Faster, Stronger… Fluency!
Oct 3, 2017 • 38 min
Fluency is, in many ways, another word for master…
#32: Training Word of the Day: Latency
Sep 18, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, we also talk about the factors t…
#31: Start Button Behaviors with Emelie Johnson Vegh and Eva Bertilsson
Sep 11, 2017 • 70 min
This week we are sitting down with Emelie and Eva…
#30: Stimulus Control Freak
Sep 6, 2017 • 42 min
How much information does the stimulus, or combin…
#29: Whiteboard Love
Aug 29, 2017 • 23 min
Am I the only one who has a deep love affair goin…
#28: Real Life Training Stuff with John McGuigan
Aug 14, 2017 • 51 min
On this episode, we’re chatting with John McGuiga…
#27: No Reward Markers with Fanny Gott
Aug 8, 2017 • 94 min
This week through the magic of the internet, I go…
#26: The movement cycle and loopy training
Aug 1, 2017 • 28 min
This week I want to pick up where we left off las…
#25: Breaking up is hard to do (splitting for committed Lumpers)
Jul 31, 2017 • 21 min
In this episode, we talk about where to look for …
#24: Raising Fearless Puppies with Laura VanArendonk Baugh
Jul 17, 2017 • 58 min
Have you ever felt the pressure of getting a new …
#23: Dealing with Errors with Emelie Johnson Vegh and Eva Bertilsson
Jul 11, 2017 • 73 min
I hope you appreciate the several, unintended, Dr…
#22: Pondering on Stimulus Control with Kathy Sdao
Jul 2, 2017 • 44 min
So what exactly *is* stimulus control? We’re pond…
#21: Why Bother With Training Plans
Jun 26, 2017 • 23 min
Why plan at all when it could all change? Planni…
#20: Teaching People to Teach Dogs - Myths and Mistakes
Jun 19, 2017 • 50 min
Founder of Smart Dog University and Faculty membe…
#19: Making Time to Train Your Own Dogs
Jun 12, 2017 • 18 min
Ever feel like life gets away from you and you ju…
#18: Conversation with Ken Ramirez
Jun 6, 2017 • 33 min
This week we got to hang out with The Ken Ramirez…
#17 - Debugging your counter conditioning
May 31, 2017 • 31 min
We talk about classical conditioning in dog train…
#16 - Can’t decide? Displace!
May 22, 2017 • 28 min
We’ve all seen and experienced displacement behav…
#15 - “Force Lite” with Shade Whitesel
May 15, 2017 • 37 min
#15 - “Force Lite” with Shade Whitesel by Hannah …
#14 - Conversation with Andrea Harrison
May 10, 2017 • 51 min
If you’ve ever been guilty of overthinking your t…
#13 - The Nature of Reinforcement
May 4, 2017 • 18 min
Have you heard that positive reinforcement doesn’…
#12 - Conversation with Theresa McKeon
Apr 24, 2017 • 57 min
This week we are talking with Theresa Mckeon from…
#11 - What to do when you get stuck
Apr 10, 2017 • 28 min
Have you ever been trying to train a behavior, or…
#10 - Ignore this (just kidding!)
Apr 5, 2017 • 12 min
I’ve been spending some time lately pondering on …
#09 - Conversation with Amy Cook
Mar 28, 2017 • 29 min
This week we spend some time hanging out with Amy…
#08 - Using a distraction as a cue
Mar 20, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode, I consider the term “distraction…
#07 - Conversation with Shade Whitesel
Mar 13, 2017 • 36 min
Shade has the exceptional qualification of being …
#06 - Conversation with Laurie Luck
Mar 6, 2017 • 34 min
Did you know Laurie Luck was my instructor when I…
#05 - It’s more than a click (or clicker)
Feb 27, 2017 • 16 min
This week we talk about why I consider myself a c…
#04 - The Relationship Between Frustration and Extinction
Feb 20, 2017 • 23 min
Today’s topic is frustration. The inspiration for…
#03 - …Guest starring Leslie McDevitt
Feb 11, 2017 • 33 min
Leslie McDevitt is a Certified Dog Behavior Consu…
#02 - Shaping vs Luring… mortal enemies?
Feb 11, 2017 • 17 min
So I got sucked in by some people who were Wrong …
#01 - Who am I? What am I doing? Why am I in this handbasket?
Feb 5, 2017 • 4 min
In our pilot episode of Drinking From the Toilet,…