I believe this dog and child are in Georgia...no excuse for lots of things going on in Georgia and this is one of them...NOT fair to the dog at all..and they had her on GMA, etc., all saying how wonderful this is!!! I wish they could have read this:
Do you know what the "Bond Bank" is?
It is extremely important to understand this.
Let me splain:
As you develop the relationship with your dog,
it is often referred to as the bond you have
with your dog.
The relationship between you and your dog works
like a bank account.
When you do something good and fun with your dog,
you make a deposit in the Bond Bank.
When you do something negative, like punish or yell
at your dog, you are making a withdrawal from the
In order for the relationship between you and your
dog to be good and healthy, there have to be WAY more
deposits than withdrawals.
There are a lot of dogs with problems in this country
BECAUSE a lot of training is done with negative
When there are more deposits in the Bond Bank, an
occasional withdrawal won't harm the relationship
and won't push your dog to the dark side.
Too many withdrawals, and major behavior problems
can develop. Aggression being the biggest one.
When it comes to obedience, you HAVE to have a lot
of deposits in the Bond Bank, especially when it
comes to the come when called command.
Think about a dog that has been punished over and
over. Think that dog is going to get excited and
race back to the owner when he calls, "Come"?
Start making deposits in your dog's Bond Bank today
and watch the difference in your dog's training.
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