Fact or Fiction #02

Myth #2: Dogs and cats only learn if you punish them. True or false?
By Pets Team
Published on Thursday, 03 March 2011

Myth 2

Dogs and cat only learn if you punish them.

True or false?

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False! Punishment can actually interfere with pets' abilities to learn. Punishment can worsen bad behaviours and cause fear aggression. Instead of punishing your pets, try teaching them alternatives to bad behaviours.