Originally Posted by Danefied
Except that the principles of learning theory ARE universal.
Saying that X dog doesn’t respond to positive reinforcement is like saying X object doesn’t respond to gravity. A feather and a rock may look very different in how they respond to gravity, but they are both most certainly responding to gravity.
There is not one way to train every single dog. There just isn't. As a simplified example, I have four dogs and I trained each one of them very differently.
"I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself." -D.H. Lawrence
"Only when the last tree is cut, only when the last river is polluted, only when the last fish is caught, will they realize that you can’t eat money." –Native American proverb