Labradoodles are incredibly easy to train and have mild, sweet dispositions. Most seem to have the gentleness of the Labrador and the intelligence of the Poodle, making them ideal pets for families. They typically require very little grooming and shed very little, while some don't shed at all. They have no odor and do not require frequent bathing.
When it comes to changing an existing undesirable response to stimuli there are four approaches to be considered. There are two types of habituation: Flooding and Desensitization, and two types of counter-conditioning: Classical Counter-conditioning and Operant Counter-conditioning. In this short article, I define these techniques, but please consider that this is a quick introduction to applied behavior analysis and it is not recommended that you attempt a behavior change program without the guidance of a professional.
Did you know that under-stimulation and insufficient exercise are at the root of many problem behaviors?
Dogs need both physical exercise and fun mental challenges on a daily basis. If you don’t give your dog something to do, they will find something else to do, and usually this will not be something that you approve of!