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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 >
Alice Tong | 2014-07-01
Karen Pryor | 2014-07-01
Sarah Fulcher | 2014-07-01
KPCT | 2014-06-24
Lori Gwyr | 2014-06-10
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.
Stuff your dog's Kong with a cool treat this summer! KONG Easy Freeze Dog Treat Kits are a simple way to make frozen, all-natural treats that dogs love.
Do as I Do is a new training method based on dogs' social cognitive skills, particularly on their imitative ability. With this training technique, dogs will learn new behaviors observing and copying their owners.
The perfect treat for life's adventures! Made with pure USA chicken or beef or New Zealand venison, along with protein and antioxidant-rich herbs, Zuke's Jerky Style Z-Filets are perfect for the next hike, run, or walk.
Great for working off leash, our Training Tab provides a comfortable hand-hold for both dog and owner to use until the dog is released. Features 9″ soft loop handle with a snap. Guaranteed for life, even if chewed!
Designed for erratic bounce and play, the non-toxic Gripple features tapered channels for easy gripping and a climbing rope handle for when it's time to pry the toy out of Fido's jaws. The Gripple even floats!
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