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If you're just starting out in clicker training, you've got lots of questions. And I bet I know what most of them are. They're the questions experienced clicker trainers and teachers hear over and over from clients, students, and friendsâ€¦ "Why can't I just use my voice?" "Will I always have to carry a clicker and treats?" "What if the dog doesn't do what I want?" "Help! My dog is afraid of the clicker!"
Peggy Tillman has had an extraordinary career, with her husband Barry Tillman, as one of the pioneers in the science of ergonomics: designing machines and environments so that they fit, physically and behaviorally, with human beings. They have authored two leading texts in the field, handbooks liberally laced with Peggy Tillman's computer drawings. Peggy's drawings-behaviorally sensitive, often truly beautiful, and always highly informative-are the heart of Clicking with your Dog.
"Write a short piece on training a narcotics detection dog using operant conditioning," said Karen Pryor. Easier said than done.
by Jane Sharp