Not so long ago, my enthusiasm for what I had learned about positive training and behavioural science turned me into an evangelist for modern training. But is pushing my training philosophy any more acceptable than pushing political or religious beliefs? Time has helped me temper my approach but the debate still rages within the positive training community. How far do we go to change the dog-owning world? An even better question is how far to we go to maintain the “purity” of our positive training philosophies with other positive trainers? This is a candid look at positive training, self-discovery, and the state of dog training in the current culture.
A transcript of the main text of Are Positive Dog Trainers Positively Pushy? is available at the Life As A Human online magazine website. You can visit Life as a Human to find this and other articles.
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