Updated: Oct 16, 2019
Often clients have issues with "preemptive cues" or "unwanted cues". These are cues or commands that we didn't actually want. This can come from a number of different scenarios. The animal fixates on a gesture or expression instead of the cue, the human does a consistent set of actions before the cue, fearing failure the human removes extraneous variables and the animal doesn't get used to the, and so on.
This week I go through a few examples using Xanadu as a demo pup.