Nothing In Life is Free: Should Dogs Have to Earn Affection? – Puppy Leaks


Laika might have to work for a lot of things in life, but my affection isn’t one of them. Do you practice the Nothing in Life is Free protocol with your dog? When I first got Laika it was recommended that we adopt that philosophy for everything. I was told it would make my dog more confident and well behaved. Now I don’t disagree that it works well for many training exercises, but there was one part that made me think twice. The more I looked into NILF the more I realized I disagreed with one of it’s main principles;

Source: Nothing In Life is Free: Should Dogs Have to Earn Affection? – Puppy Leaks

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Fifteen Tips for Getting Started with the Clicker | Karen Pryor Clicker Training


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