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Join Marissa, Kayla, and Ursa as they discuss what aggression is and factors important in determining whether aggression is ever truly fixed.
- Can trigger be identified? How severe is the aggressive response? What’s the learned history?
- Can environment be managed?
- Is b mod being carried out effectively?
- Dog under threshold
- Exposure managed positively
- Significant # of trials
- Proper use and timing of reinforcement and/or unconditioned stimulus
- CER achieved
Mentioned in this episode:
Kayla grew up in northern Wisconsin and studied ecology and animal behavior at Colorado College. She founded Journey Dog Training in 2013 to provide high-quality and affordable dog behavior advice. She’s an avid adventurer and has driven much of the Pan-American Highway with her border collie Barley. She now travels the US in a 2006 Sprinter with her two border collies, Barley and Niffler. Aside from running Journey Dog Training, Kayla also runs the nonprofit K9 Conservationists, where she and the dogs work as conservation detection dog teams.