Client handout: Why punishment fails, and what works better

September 29, 2016
Valarie V. Tynes, DVM, DACVB

Dr. Tynes owns Premier Veterinary Behavior Consulting in Sweetwater, Texas.

Use this handout to show clients this should not be the first training method of choice.

Veterinary clients sometimes think that some form of punishment is necessary when training a dog. But Valerie Tynes, DVM, DACVB explains why it just doesn't work (and can even make matters worse) in this handout. Download it now and start paving the way for better training techniques and a better human-animal bond.