Starting puppies out on the distraction technique is especially good because they never develop the habit.
I've found crate training to be very useful when a dog is ill or injured and needs to be confined for medical purposes; and this happens more often than you might think.
I believe that it is natural for humans to want to control their dog by force.
To them the whole way of life that these stories came up around is foreign.
A broken bone is a broken bone.
The fact is that spanking, while enjoyable for some, can be incredibly triggering for others.