Training and handling with Positive Redirection
NOT Positive Punishment
Positive Redirection: This is when ‘something’ (voice, physical praise or treat) is added during or immediately after a behaviour, that serves to increase the occurrence of that behaviour. For example – asking the dog to sit, then rewarding (treat) will increase the likelihood of the dog sitting again.
This is due to the potential adverse effects that may inhibit any learning, cause emotional distress, unpleasant experiences and therefore rise to further problems.