Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
I don't think you're making a mistake.
I use both, for my dogs, and many times both for other dogs that I train or foster as well. Sometimes I just use one or the other depending on the dog. I tend to use the clicker to get precision and understanding in a behavior at the beginning, then use my "yes" to mark it as time goes on.
I also use No Reward Markers with my voice. Mine is "nope".
Danielle, owner of...
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