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  1. Is it a working/field line Beagle? If so, what does the acronym EOI stand for? and does anyone have experience with them, and their breeding community? (I'll be happy to just get an answer to my first question - what is an EOI Beagle)
  2. The problem with "teaching the whole quadrant" is that shows a lack of understanding of classical conditioning and how it is at work all the time ... whether intentionally or unintentionally, whether the trainer is aware of it or not, including when the focus is on achieving results through operant conditioning (dog training as such). Like in the saying "Pavlov is always on your shoulder" (and Skinner on the other shoulder). That is the reason why the "positive only" ideal even exist (even if it isn't always realistically what is taking place)... because of the harmful and unpredictable sid
  3. Does anyone know if the NDTF Cert III in Dog Training Behaviour / Glenn Cooke & Pet Resort Australia do still teach use of tools like check chain, e-collar, flooding etc, or have they moved on to more humane methods since 2009? Thanks for the review by the way! It is extremely useful. I am/was considering the NDTF program, and it is very difficult to find the info I'm after, such as about the training paradigms used, the instructors/supervisors for the subjects (apart from flowery words like "leading", "top professionals" etc), and details about the 2 practical bloc
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