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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 9th, 2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Considering dominance is really not very useful....

Considering dominance is really not very useful. Not only is it almost never applicable, it doesn't play a role in addressing the situation. Besides, you already rules it out in your description of...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 9th, 2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
I think you are talking about the distorted...

I think you are talking about the distorted version of umbilical training promoted by Brad Pattison which relies on force an punishment to get compliance from a dog.

Umbilical as first used was...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 12th, 2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
A jumping mouthy puppy is normal. He is just...

A jumping mouthy puppy is normal. He is just seeking interaction with you. Teaching the dog not not jump is simple, you can start by removing yourself every time he does it. This has nothing to do...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 31st, 2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,607
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
A total waste of time. I have a pirated...

A total waste of time. I have a pirated "Mastering Leadership" 3dvds and it was hours of my life he owes me back. The few good bits of advice were flanked by dangerous and toxic nonsense.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 22nd, 2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,689
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Your dog is not "alpha" nor is he "dominant" and...

Your dog is not "alpha" nor is he "dominant" and describing him as such only adds useless labels that don't help you solve the problem.

As it has been mentioned, the dog should not have free run...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 23rd, 2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,919
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
That was a patently false statement and the...

That was a patently false statement and the incorrect characterization of PR methods tells you just how much this person knows about. It was something out of Kids say the darnedest things. There are...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 8th, 2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,329
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Unfortunately Behan's site is full of...

Unfortunately Behan's site is full of misinformation. One thing you find common is that he tends to present his opinions as scientific fact. He often relies on argument fallacies, and large parts of...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 6th, 2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,329
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
The explanation is quackery, bogus, or as the guy...

The explanation is quackery, bogus, or as the guy on Big Bang Theory says "hokum" Anyone who invokes 'energy' to explain things is really explaining nothing. Behan likes to come off as a thinker...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 19th, 2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,849
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
humping is actions showing her who's boss is...

humping is actions
showing her who's boss is abstract.

You are correct about the first, not the latter... unless she is using graphs? Some organizational charts perhaps?
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 13th, 2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,846
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Your post is laden with emotional and prejudicial...

Your post is laden with emotional and prejudicial language. You are claiming to have knowledge about the mind of the dog, something you couldn't possibly have.

There are several studies that...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 13th, 2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
http://www.dogsincanada.com/2008-top-obedience-dog...

http://www.dogsincanada.com/2008-top-obedience-dogs

Here are the numbers for 2008

http://www.dogsincanada.com/pdfs/tod_stats08.pdf
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 25th, 2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,740
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Even if that was the only variable for their...

Even if that was the only variable for their entirely life, we could not conclude that it had anything to do with your growl. I can think of hundreds of environmental variables that could contribute...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 25th, 2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,740
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
This is a gross misrepresentation of the facts....

This is a gross misrepresentation of the facts. When I read something like this, the credibility of the poster plummets to the bottom. What the research indicates is that physical punishment...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 24th, 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Using food reinforcement with horses is an...

Using food reinforcement with horses is an excellent method to train horses, or lions, dogs, bears, birds..etc. Goes back to the idea of incompetent people blaming the technique for their own...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 24th, 2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,740
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Well said, too bad I can't give you a "like' or...

Well said, too bad I can't give you a "like' or "rep" points for this. I find that most people who deride non-aversive training are really admitting to their own incompetence but blaming the tool...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 24th, 2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,395
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Both are teriible. They may impress people with...

Both are teriible. They may impress people with their ability to suppress behavior through force, however when it comes to actually teaching the dogs something they are both incompetent.

As far as...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 24th, 2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,257
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
That's really cute and wrong Too bad the whole...

That's really cute and wrong Too bad the whole argument is based on EQUIVOCATION (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equivocation). We all know that 'positive' trainers are using the word in a...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 11th, 2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Carolark... I've heard nothing but great things...

Carolark... I've heard nothing but great things from their grads.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 11th, 2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,740
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Nobody is, they were invented by the jerk...

Nobody is, they were invented by the jerk trainers to demean a principle (not method) they don't understand.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 11th, 2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,740
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
Maybe they only have access to books from the...

Maybe they only have access to books from the 1930s?
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 4th, 2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
I'm free-balling it here, but as I recall from...

I'm free-balling it here, but as I recall from the Handbook of Applied Behavior and Training, they note a decrease in SA when the dog is left in a familiar and well trafficked place (ie. don't...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By GalaxiesKuklos
The mere fact that he uses the term "Dog...

The mere fact that he uses the term "Dog psychology" tells me he doesn't know what he's talking about. This is simply a re-packaging of aversive/compulsion based jerk-training like that used by...
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