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Punishment temporarily inhibits behavior and can increase fear, anxiety, and aggression.  Instead of punishing an undesired behavior, teach an appropriate alternative behavior.

Dogs, like all animals, love to exercise their brains!  The mere act of learning a new behavior through positive reinforcement strengthens the bond between you and your dog, and provides fun enrichment for your companion.

Check out these handouts for more information about dog training options and how animals learn!