Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 18, 2005 -- In Click to Calm, author and Canine Behavioral Consultant Emma Parsons uniquely and effectively addresses canine aggression through an all-positive reinforcement approach based on the principles of clicker training, which she studied and practiced with noted Behavioral Biologist, trainer and author Karen Pryor.
Karen Pryor, CEO of Sunshine Books/KPCT and author of Don't Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Skinner Foundation. The B.F. Skinner Foundation was established in 1987 to publish significant literary and scientific works in the analysis of behavior and to educate both professionals and the public about the science of behavior. The Foundation received tax-exempt status as a 501-C3 charitable group in 1989.
New York, NY February 13, 2003--Which book should you get to train that new puppy or grown dog? Click for Joy!, by Melissa Alexander(Sunshine Books,2003),took home this year's coveted Maxwell Award from the Dog Writers Association of America for best book on dog behavior and training.
Karen Pryor, animal behaviorist and author, has been awarded the prestigious Maxwell Award from the Dog Writer's Association of America. The award, presented on the eve of the 2002 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was awarded for the series of groundbreaking articles Karen wrote in the AKC Gazette on training dogs for the show ring without the use of force or punishment.