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chicken training go out

To change the behavior of the trainer,
try training a chicken!

This summer, my friend Laurie Higgins attended two weeks of operant conditioning workshops with Bob Bailey and Parvene Farhoody. The workshops teach participants about operant conditioning and the science of animal training using chickens. Bob Bailey, along with Marian Bailey, began giving operant conditioning workshops to the general public in the mid-1990s. The workshops were […]

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Animal Training: Simple, But Not Easy

This past week in ORCA (our graduate student animal training lab at UNT) we watched Bob Bailey’s newest DVD. The DVD is called Operant Conditioning with Bob Bailey and if you haven’t seen it, you should! (Dogwise sells it on their website HERE). Here’s the trailer for the DVD, for anyone who’s interested. Below I’ll […]

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Bob Bailey and Animal Training

I’m nearing the end of a series of posts on the 2010 Art and Science of Animal Training Conference. This post is some of my thoughts on the presentation by the second speaker, and one of my favorites, Bob Bailey. Bob Bailey is well known through out the dog training world for his infamous chicken […]

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