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27 Jul 2006

Why do you think that way?
OK.. Now i really want to know the answer to this one in all seriousness and i will try to remain calm:

Why do you think that smacking an animal will change its behaviour?

Do you think that the cat/dog knows that peeing on the floor cos it cant get out or cos its litter box is dirty is seen as a bad thing to you?

Can some one please explain to me why smacking animals is so popular?
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

If we stand aside and look at animals there is a certain amount of smacking that takes place to keep order. Unfortunately the ultimate animal (us of course) tootk things too far (there are wars on right now!) and old habits are difficult to be rid of. Training by positive rewards seems to work quite well so maybe we should strive for that.
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