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Congratulations to the Canis Film Festival Winners!

Sun, 01 Apr 2007 05:00:00 +0000

Laura VanArendonk Baugh won Grand Prize at the first-ever Canis Film Festival, a contest designed to showcase innovative animal-training videos. This unique festival focuses on short films of seven minutes or fewer that educate animal owners and professionals about the power of training based on the science of operant conditioning. 

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Welcome to the New!

Wed, 01 Nov 2006 20:38:00 +0000

This month we launch the new, and with it we're committed to supporting the worldwide community of existing clicker trainers while reaching out to all the clicker trainers to be. Pet owners, club members, canine competitors, behaviorists, and trainers of all species will find a home here. Please read on to discover what's new on

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What People Are Saying about Karen Pryor Clickertraining

Tue, 01 Aug 2006 05:00:00 +0000

We love getting "clicks" from the community. Here are some of our favorites.

"Karen, I can't thank you enough for all you have given to the public.

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Wanted: Tail Wagging Talent and a Great Fish Shtick

Sat, 01 Jul 2006 05:00:00 +0000

Waltham, MA, June 20, 2006—American Idol meets Animal Planet! Karen Pryor Clickertraining (KPCT) is proud to announce a worldwide showcase for videos that demonstrate great animal training: The Canis Film Festival, where animals and their trainers are the newly discovered stars. Over $2,000 in cash prizes and a video contract await the producers of innovative and informative training videos of dogs, horses, cats, and any other species from rats to rabbits, llamas to lizards.

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Strut Your Stuff and Win!

Mon, 05 Jun 2006 18:11:38 +0000

Submit your video to the Canis Film Festival and win cash and prizes! Help us show the world what clicker training can do!

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Lights, Camera, Behavior!

Mon, 01 May 2006 05:00:00 +0000

Canis Film Festival Logo Karen Pryor Clickertraining (KPCT) announces a worldwide showcase for videos that demonstrate great animal training. Over $2,500 in cash prizes and a video contract await the producers of innovative and informative training videos of dogs, horses, cats, and any other species from rats to rabbits, llamas to lizards.

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Good Human! You're Learning the Fido Way

Sun, 01 May 2005 05:00:00 +0000

For most people, tag is a child's game. But for a growing number of young athletes and dancers, "TAG" is a revolution in education.

Teaching with Acoustical Guidance is a technique that uses a sharp audible "click" to signal the moment when a student gets something right—from perfect form on a handstand to the perfect ballet arabesque.

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TAGteach International LLC Launches Newer, Faster Teaching Methods for Coaches and Teachers

Tue, 01 Jun 2004 05:00:00 +0000

Waltham MA (PRWEB) June 1, 2004 - TAGteach International, LLC

Karen Pryor, a leading behavioral scientist, author, and pioneer in the field of positive reinforcement learning, announced today that she has joined with the founders of the TAGteach™ method to develop and promote the company's revolutionary teaching system.

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Karen Pryor Elected to Skinner Foundation Board of Directors

Thu, 01 Apr 2004 06:00:00 +0000

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.

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The Pryor Foundation

Thu, 01 Jan 2004 06:00:00 +0000

A group of research-minded trainers and clicker-curious scientists have joined forces to promote and organize study and dissemination of valid information about clicker training, in animals and people.

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New Hampshire SPCA Clicks for Life!

Sun, 01 Jun 2003 05:00:00 +0000

Susan Carney is Community Programs Manager at the New Hampshire SPCA in Stratham, New Hampshire. Spurred by the success of other New England shelters, her organization is planning to incorporate clicker training in their program. Earlier this spring Susan wrote to our Shelter Resource Center, "I've taken the hints and information from your shelter pack and I think we will be OK. I am really excited about all that I have learned. I am going to try to take a crack at training the staff myself. Our first training session is May 6th."

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And Now, A Little Training Humor...

Thu, 01 May 2003 05:00:00 +0000

Laughter is contagious. It's disarming and it's healthy. If we can look in the mirror and laugh but love- that is if we can take ourselves seriously but not too seriously then magical things happen. The unapproachable is suddenly approachable. The unspeakable, may be speakable. Sometimes, we see things in an entirely new perspective. Common perspective can be found. Hey, we don't have much in common but we BOTH thought that was funny! That's something to start with anyway.

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Media Files:

Clicker Training with Cats on CNN

Thu, 01 May 2003 05:00:00 +0000

NEW YORK - May 2003, CNN's Jeanne Moos caught up with Karen for an interview while she was speaking to the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo. The resulting piece, which ran on CNN News world wide, makes Karen's point clear: the lives of cats, big and small, are benefiting from the positive effects of clicker training.

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Mew-sic to Our Ears: Karen Pryor Speaks at UVHS

Sat, 01 Mar 2003 06:00:00 +0000

Mew-sic to our ears: Karen Pryor returns to celebrate all that makes cats unique… and uniquely trainable Internationally Renowned Animal Behaviorist Karen Pryor helped UVHS Celebrate Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in June by presenting a workshop "Individualizing Cat Care: Helping Cats Feel Special."

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Karen Pryor on Animal Planet Radio

Tue, 01 Oct 2002 05:00:00 +0000

Steve Dale, noted national pet columnist and radio personality, and Karen Pryor, with Steve's clicker-trained Devon Rex kitten Ringo.

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