Waltham, MA, January 11, 2010—Karen Pryor Clicker Training (KPCT) today announced that Karen Pryor has been named among the “100 Best and Brightest” by Bark Magazine.
Bark’s “Best and Brightest” award honors those whose contributions have helped to reshape the world of dogs and our understanding of it. As a founder and leading proponent of positive reinforcement training, or clicker training, Karen Pryor has brought forth a worldwide movement involving new ways to communicate positively with dogs and other animals. Through her conferences, training academy and best-selling books, including her latest book Reaching the Animal Mind, Karen has changed the lives of countless animals and their caretakers in zoos, shelters, and pet-owning households.
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“It is a great honor to be recognized by Bark,” said Karen Pryor. “The award is another example of the growing shift towards the kind of force-free training that we’ve been educating people about. Once people have the opportunity to experience clicker training, they wonder why they didn’t know about it years ago.”
Bark is the magazine of modern dog culture—it speaks to the serious dog enthusiast. Bark is the indispensable guide to life with dogs, showing readers how to live smartly and rewardingly with their canine companions. Founded in 1997, as a newsletter to advocate for off-leash dog parks in Berkeley, California, the magazine quickly grew into a glossy, award-winning publication acclaimed for its timely commentary and rich literary offerings. Today, Bark has a nationwide readership of over 250,000. Bark is published five times a year, available by subscription and sold at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Whole Foods and PetSmart stores. For more information, visit www.thebark.com.
Karen Pryor Clickertraining (KPCT) is a leader in the field of animal training and a recognized world leader in the science and application of marker-based positive reinforcement, or what is often called "clicker training." KPCT operates Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior, the ClickerExpo educational conferences, and its popular website, clickertraining.com. Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partners hold classes and work with pet owners and their dogs at over 135 locations across the globe.
Karen Pryor Clickertraining (KPCT)
49 River Street #3
Waltham, MA 02453
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