When we train a dog based on punishment, the only message we give it is: ‘you can’t trust me’, because for them this is an arbitrary attitude that denotes capriciousness on our part in not treating it well, since it cannot determine What is the cause that produces that effect?
What is achieved when a dog is trained from negative reinforcement is that it systematically blocks itself, and this generates a deep insecurity in it because it begins to doubt all the possible options. In other words, he cannot understand what we want from him or how we want him to behave, and then what emerges is a very disabling block that makes him feel helpless and vulnerable.
This in the medium-long term makes his behavior elusive, since what he will end up developing is the feeling that there are no certainties or securities at our side.
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