Von Forell Precision Training

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Book Extract For All Three Books

Book Extracts

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How To Achieve Precision Tracking

“The essential parameters of tracking should be that the dog acknowledges a reward is imminent by locating an article via a human odour in the composition of ground disturbance.”

The dog must solve this puzzle by itself. Showing the dog will only make it addicted to following your every move.

Some of the chapters in this book include:

  • Introduction
  • A Perspective on Tracking
  • What Makes One Person Or Animal Smell Different From Another?
  • Direction of Odours
  • Selection of a Tracking Dog
  • Conditioned Indication Response
  • Getting Down To Training
  • No Down Command Required
  • Introducing the Tracking Article
  • Discrimination Training
  • Teaching The ‘slow’ Command
  • Handling Your Tracking Line
  • Leading The Dog Out Of The Scent Pad
  • Corners – How to Lay, Introduce and Teach
  • Fading the wall
  • Vital Association
  • Keeping The Dog In Behavioural Balance

    and so much more.                                                                         

How To Achieve Precision Obedience

“The time has come where learning theory can complement training systems because of deep behavioural analysis. These new ideas have paved the way for systems that least complicate dogs and their handlers. Because the driver is a dog that is unnerved by the environment, and the handler is educated in the art of animal learning.

Some of the chapters in this book include:

  • Obedience, what it is?
  • What Is Motivation?
  • How About This For Motivation?
  • The Emotion of The ‘Second Event’ Infects The ‘Emotion of The First Event’

  • Event Markers
  • Correct Introduction To Positive & Negative Markers
  • Feedback Loops
  • Linking food (concentration) to active rewards (motivation)
  • Food Motivation, Natural or Not?
  • The Reward
  • Mindset For Learning
  • Signals
  • Consequential Systems
  • Aversive – Dosage Control
  • Preparation and Training Plan
  • The Class Room
  • Eliminating the Assistance Tools
  • Dealing with distractions proactively 

     and so much more.

Precision Protection Training

“It is well accepted that much can be accomplished in training when the correct dogs are chosen for breeding. Their powerful genetic responses amplify training outcomes due to correct trait selection, and this enables dogs to deal proactively with aversive events (stimuli). Robustness is what we need and must have

Some of the chapters in this book include:

  • The Term ‘Protection Training’
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Origins of the Dominance Theory
  • The Audience Effect
  • Is Passion Enough
  • Assumptions
  • Normal & Genetic – ‘Optimum Function Zones’

  • Metacognition
  • Be Careful What You Wish For
  • Everything Matters
  • Dogs are Made from Diamonds or Marshmallows and Everything in Between
  • Interactive Conflicts (Positive & Negative)

  • Fight Drive (Aggression Through Competition)

  • Eliminating Grip / Reward Conflicts
  • Mental Stress Adaptation

  • Holistic Trait Selection

  • Enjoying Aggression

    and so much more.

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