A positive-only approach isn't going to work for many advanced gun-dog concepts. If the positive-only method is so superior to all other training, why hasn't a dog trained with them won a field champion title, or heck, any advanced title? C'mon, Mr. Diaz and Ms. Grossman, put your money where your mouth is and start competing. There are lots of events in the Northeast.
Karen Pryor's Work:** Ms. Grossman has a good understanding of dog training. She's just ignorant when it comes to e-collars, gun dogs and the standards they're held to and the necessity of those standards. Her mentor, Karen Pryor, is a very knowledgeable animal behaviorist whose work needs to be looked at and incorporated into the gun-dog training world in one form or another.