Welcome to the world of dog training glossary!

Whether you're a seasoned dog owner or a newcomer to the canine companionship, understanding the terminology used in dog training is essential. This glossary aims to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to key dog terms and concepts associated with training your furry friend.

Dog Training and Behavior Terms

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Intermittent Reinforcement.
Reinforcement is given only part of the time a subject gives the desired response.

To turn the dog's attention away from a behavior as a prevention to unwanted behaviors.

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Interval Reinforcement.
A schedule of reinforcement, which sets the rule that reinforcement is delivered immediately following the first response exhibited after a specific interval of time has passed. It is a schedule of reinforcement where the first response is rewarded only after a specified amount of time has elapsed.

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