By Anonymous - 27/8/2021 18:01

Sociopathic method

Today, it seemed like my new boyfriend worked wonders training my puppy. Now she listens, doesn’t bark and doesn’t chew everything to bits anymore. I was very impressed, until my boyfriend told me beating a dog until it behaves works every time. My dog isn’t trained; she’s too terrified to move. FML
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By  liltrixy101  |  2

"training?" that's animal abuse. Leave that asshole ASAP. anyone who beats a dog is complete trash. hearing about a dog being beaten makes me sick and hurts my heart!

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By  liltrixy101  |  2

"training?" that's animal abuse. Leave that asshole ASAP. anyone who beats a dog is complete trash. hearing about a dog being beaten makes me sick and hurts my heart!

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  ChipBoundary  |  9

A dog being swatted on the ass or hit with a rolled-up news paper is VERY different than beating an animal. Just like how spanking a child is a VERY far cry from beating a child. They are not the same and beating an animal or a human is disgusting and unacceptable.

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Hi, someone with a degree in education here. Giving punishment (it’s called positive punishment) is the absolute worst way to train a living being. It causes them to be scared or possibly aggressive. The best way is positive reinforcement, which is when you reward good behavior. Yes, it may take a bit longer, but it won’t have any adverse effects on behavior.

We looked at studies of the different types of training of dogs, so this definitely applies here too.