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Extinction Burst


If a dog has used a negative behaviour to get their way and all of a sudden it isn’t working (usually due to a person now trying to implement Pack Structure Rules), the dog will try that negative behaviour for longer and harder than they did before.


If a dog were to bark to get your attention and you started ignoring the barking, the barking will usually get worse before it gets better. Sometimes it won’t go away unless there is a consequence. This is due to Bank Robber Principle.