The Reinforcement

– Will be developed mainly during the initial phase of learning. BASIC GUIDELINES – The guide walked soberly approaches without any extra movements or verbal pronunciation in the direction of point location (where the dog is usually found), must stop where it considers that the dog has passed the minimum support enough. – No technique is applied if any demand for support after the dog or return the same to the guide, in order to avoid possible harmful conditions. SIZING TECHNIQUE FOR STRENGTHENING CONTROL TRIPLE OBJECTIVE – To increase the positive effect of reinforcement – Encourage the signaling pattern whenever needed – Check the positive achievement of success by the dog in the work of searching, preserving and promoting their motivational level against this activity. CIRCUMSTANCES OF IMPLEMENTATION During the initial education and training, especially during the development of search chains. BASIC GUIDELINES The instructor stands at a strategic point for observing it with minimal interruption, the dog's behavior to develop the search and act accordingly.

Monitor transceiver by three key variables: – helper has to reinforce concrete. – Time to start the reinforcement. – How to make the reinforcement (intensity, duration …) shall first be assessed a whole range of key factors: – intended learning goals with the development of exercise. – Signs carried by the dog (fluency, perseverance, receiver …) – State or motivational energy observed in the specimen. – Possible states of confusion or inhibition in the dog. Indeed, the instructor should capture and analyze on the fly those reflected by the significant nuances copy during the act of searching or signaling, in order to control a real effectiveness the three variables mentioned above.