Modeling

ModelingModeling Modeling A technique used in traditional training to get behavior. At the outset, the dog is physically guided, or otherwise compelled, into doing the behavior. Pushing a dog’s rear into a sit is modeling. Clicker trainers don’t use modeling because we want our dogs to be active participants in the training process, using their own brains to figure out what will earn them clicks.  

A technique used in traditional trainingTraditional training The traditional style of animal training, where the animal is modeled or otherwise compelled to perform the behavior and physically corrected for noncompliance. to get behavior. At the outset, the dog is physically guided, or otherwise compelled, into doing the behavior. Pushing a dog’s rear into a sit is modeling. ClickerClicker A toy noisemaker. Animal trainers make use of the clicker as an event marker to mark a desired response. The sound of the clicker is an excellent marker because it is unique, quick, and consistent. trainers don’t use modeling because we want our dogs to be active participants in the training process, using their own brains to figure out what will earn them clicks.