Five Weeks in Germany
Newsletter # 40
Top trainers of today are: the guys from old school that introduce the new style by using positive training mixed judiciously with the old school stimulus control; and, the totally new people with their minds open who learn in NePoPo® (which includes a large component of the younger generation). Briefly, the trend we saw in Germany was like we see all over the world: there is not enough spontaneous behavior, and people speak before the dog does the desired behavior. People also do too much of "Po Po Po Po Po" and then suddenly "Ne" for which the dog is not prepared.