I can’t let my dog chase that squirrel because it would be unsafe and potentially inhumane. I can’t let my dog just follow through and chase that squirrel in this scenario.
So what I need to do is I need to create a series of behaviors (ex: where my dog is looking at me, my dog is able to chase a ball and my dog is able to chase after the toy, my dog is able to chase after the rope, my dog is able to do all of these things) and these have such a strong reinforcement history.
This means that there is such a positive association with performing these behaviors that they get that dopamine kick going.
The dog is enjoying it so much/there is such a strong reinforcement history with these behaviors/they’re so desirable that they can’t even stand to be in the same league as that squirrel.
If I can get those behaviors with so much reinforcement history that they even stand a chance against the value of that squirrel, then I am doing my job.
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