"The degree to which a behavior reduction procedure preserves learner control is essential to developing a standard of humane, effective practice."  Dr. Susan Friedman

"The speed in which a dog responds to your cues is not about control, it is a reflection of reinforcement-history and trust."  Sarah Owings

"Everything is a pattern game."  Deb Manheim

"It is my job to put the animal in a situation where she can learn what I want her to know as quickly and easily as possible."  Sue Ailsby

"Control the resources, or sell the dog and take up knitting."  Sue Ailsby

Here is an amazing blog post from Eileen Anderson, The 2014 Academy for Dog Trainers winner of "Acadamy Applause," for her outstanding contributions to the world of dog training!