Have I been wrong about dog training this whole time?


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🚨 READ AVSAB’S UPDATED POSITION STATEMENT ON HUMANE DOG TRAINING HERE: https://avsab.ftlbcdn.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/AVSAB-Humane-Dog-Training-Position-Statement-2021.pdf


🔗 STUDIES CITED BY AVSAB POSITION STATEMENT:

1. The effects of using aversive training methods in dogs—A review: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1558787817300357

2. Do aversive-based training methods actually compromise dog welfare? A literature review: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159117302095

3. Review of Dog Training Methods: Welfare, Learning Ability, and Current Standards: https://spca.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/dog-training-methods-review.pdf

4. Does training method matter? Evidence for the negative impact of aversive-based methods on companion dog welfare: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33326450/

5. Effects of 2 training methods on stress-related behaviors of the dog (Canis familiaris) and on the dog–owner relationship: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1558787814000070

6. The Welfare Consequences and Efficacy of Training Pet Dogs with Remote Electronic Training Collars in Comparison to Reward Based Training: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4153538/

7. Training methods of military dog handlers and their effects on the team’s performances: https://tinyurl.com/t27vvsec

8.
Training dogs with help of the shock collar: short and long term behavioural effects
: https://tinyurl.com/3b9njtx2

9. Behaviour of smaller and larger dogs: Effects of training methods, inconsistency of owner behaviour and level of engagement in activities with the dog: https://tinyurl.com/42jvsa7c

10. The use of electronic collars for training domestic dogs: estimated prevalence, reasons and risk factors for use, and owner perceived success as compared to other training methods: https://tinyurl.com/y2zupwwf

11. Human directed aggression in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris): Occurrence in different contexts and risk factors: https://tinyurl.com/32hftmuu

12. Inter-dog aggression in a UK owner survey: prevalence, co-occurrence in different contexts and risk factors: https://tinyurl.com/zp449dfv

13. Survey of the use and outcome of confrontational and non-confrontational training methods in client-owned dogs showing undesired behaviors: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159108003717

14. Dog training methods: Their use, effectiveness and interaction with behaviour and welfare: https://tinyurl.com/4872up4r

15. National survey of owner-directed aggression in English Springer Spaniels: https://avmajournals.avma.org/doi/pdf/10.2460/javma.2005.227.1594

16. Carrots versus sticks: The relationship between training methods and dog-owner attachment: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159119300127

17. Efficacy of Dog Training With and Without Remote Electronic Collars vs. a Focus on Positive Reinforcement: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2020.00508/full

18. Training methods and owner–dog interactions: Links with dog behaviour and learning ability: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159111000876

19. Questionnaire survey on the use of different e-collar types in France in everyday life with a view to providing recommendations for possible future regulations: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1558787817301351

20. Exploration of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function as a tool to evaluate animal welfare: https://tinyurl.com/cwjw3yzc

21. The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare: https://tinyurl.com/8ta5td9s


🔗 OTHER STUDIES WE DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO:

The Welfare Consequences and Efficacy of Training Pet Dogs with Remote Electronic Training Collars in Comparison to Reward Training.
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0102722

Comparison of Stress and Learning Effects of Three Different Training Methods: Electronic Training Collar, Pinch Collar and Quitting Signal.
https://tinyurl.com/faz7hdhu


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