Why do dog training methods matter?
Much is written and said about dog training methods. That is why science-backed information about humane dog training, the problems with aversive methods, and the benefits of reward-based training are worth noting and sharing!
That is exactly the topic of Mind Your Manners: Why Dog Training Methods Matter, published recently in the Summer 2022 edition of West Coast Veterinarian magazine.
The article, co-authored by Nicole Fenwick, M.Sc., manager, research & standards at the BC SPCA, and Dr. Karen van Haaften, DVM, DACVB, is a must-read for anyone interested in dog training, dog welfare, and the key role veterinarians play in the choices guardians make about training methods.