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Dog Trainer Professional program
Become a certified trainer with KPA's 6-month Dog Trainer Professional program and take your training to the highest level! Locations in the US, Canada and now the UK! Learn more >
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A Click from the Start: Karen Pryor Academy and Guide Dogs for the Blind Team Together to Bring Positive Training to Puppy RaisingMarie Clougher | 2014-07-31
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Karen Pryor | 2014-07-31
Here's a crash course on clicker training, learning theory, and the laws governing how learning really works. You'll learn what you need to know about the underlying science in order to get out of the gate fast — or to get back on track.
This Session will focus on avoiding some of the most common mistakes and ill-advised shortcuts trainers take, and explore the reasons we are often tempted to go in the wrong direction.
In this Session, Karen Pryor will discuss how to recognize when you are accidentally triggering extinction and the resulting extinction-induced aggression, how to avoid the unnecessary cruelty of deliberately induced extinction, the downside of punishment as a pathway to extinction, and some reinforcement-based alternatives.
You asked for it, and we listened! Our best-selling i-Click™ Clicker is now available in purple. Revolutionary in design and function, the original i-Click was designed by the clicker trainers at KPCT to provide the next generation tool for clicker training.
This special-priced kit includes four FitPAWS Targets and four FitPAWS Paw Pods. The training possibilities are limited only by your imagination!
These all-natural baked treats are made with real premium meat or poultry as the first ingredient, an added hearty helping of mixed vegetables, and quinoa. Each ingredient is carefully selected to create a pet-pleasing reward that is as wholesome as it is nourishing!
This lecture is packed with eye-opening information, including the latest research studies as well as an extensive collection of fascinating photos and video footage. By viewing real-time video and then slow-motion playback, you'll improve your observational skills and discover subtle, lightning-quick signals that otherwise might have been missed—even if you're a professional.
The P.L.A.Y. Wobble Ball Toy is a treat-dispensing toy that will provide hours of interactive fun and enrichment for your dog. Simply put a treat in and reward your dog for persistence and intelligence!
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