• Why I'm Not a Purely Positive Dog Trainer

    1 month ago - By Victoria Stilwell Positively

    First of all, I have certainly never referred to myself as a ‘purely positive' dog trainer, but I have heard many others - usually pretty vocal opponents of humane modern dog training - label me and others with that description. It seems to be somewhat of a dog training unicorn, in that there are those who still believe firmly in using ‘anything that works' with dogs, who speak authoritatively about the ‘purely positive' crowd. The problem is, from where I stand, I honestly cannot think of one trainer I know that is in that mythical ‘purely positive' club. It is like the people that hurl...
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