Kay Laurence - Learning About Dogs

What does it mean when a behavior is generalized?

May 13, 2020 Sue McGuire Season 2 Episode 9
Kay Laurence - Learning About Dogs
What does it mean when a behavior is generalized?
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Kay Laurence - Learning About Dogs
What does it mean when a behavior is generalized?
May 13, 2020 Season 2 Episode 9
Sue McGuire

When a dog "generalizes" a behavior, it means they can do the behavior under a wide variety of conditions. But a dog being able to do that has very much to do with how we originally taught the behavior.

On this episode of Learning About Dogs, Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs, and Sue McGuire, a canine behavior program manager at a humane society near San Francisco discuss the concept of generalization.

For more information:
Learning About Dogs website. Become a member and gain access to a plethora of valuable information that will broaden and enrich life with your dog.

Every Dog Every Day is the primer of how to navigate sharing your life with a dog.

Be sure to read the "Connection Collection." On the various ways we can live with our dogs with a deep connection.

Sue McGuire offers  "The Art of Teaching Dogs"

The Art of Teaching Dogs is a six week in person course offered by Sue McGuire at the Humane Society of Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, California.
Level 1 Class  starts in August

Show Notes

When a dog "generalizes" a behavior, it means they can do the behavior under a wide variety of conditions. But a dog being able to do that has very much to do with how we originally taught the behavior.

On this episode of Learning About Dogs, Kay Laurence of Learning About Dogs, and Sue McGuire, a canine behavior program manager at a humane society near San Francisco discuss the concept of generalization.

For more information:
Learning About Dogs website. Become a member and gain access to a plethora of valuable information that will broaden and enrich life with your dog.

Every Dog Every Day is the primer of how to navigate sharing your life with a dog.

Be sure to read the "Connection Collection." On the various ways we can live with our dogs with a deep connection.

Sue McGuire offers  "The Art of Teaching Dogs"

The Art of Teaching Dogs is a six week in person course offered by Sue McGuire at the Humane Society of Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, California.
Level 1 Class  starts in August