Luring is by definition, the direct use of the reinforcer to elicit a behavior. The operative part of that sentence is the direct use of the reinforcer. Luring has fallen out of favor with some in the dog training world by those who consider themselves "free shapers." Kay Laurence and Sue McGuire chat about how this protocol, like many others, is only as good as the skills of application.
Learning About Dogs will be conducting a six week, online course starting May 8th, on
"The Skills of Luring."
The course sign up link is open.
Here is a short video to tease you about the possibilities available to us when we are skilled and creative about luring.
New blog post : "My World of Luring."