Clicker Training Blog
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The loss of a pet can be the most difficult experiences that pet owners face.
KPA faculty member Carolyn Clark shared this poem with us in 2008, and in celebration of National Adopt-a-Dog Month we think it deserves to be shared again. At the time that the poem was first published the author, Janine Allen, worked for Rescue Me Dog, an organization committed to promoting shelter adoption and providing education and training resources to adoptive pet owners. The poem shows that adopting a pet enriches two lives: the life of your new pet and your own!
Last week, Karen Pryor had to say goodbye to her dog, Misha. Misha, a German Harlequin poodle, had been Karen’s companion for close to 15 years.
If you’re planning to join us for ClickerExpo 2015 in Dearborn, Michigan, then you’ll also want to plan time to explore some of the attractions of this historic city. Dearborn is the location of the world headquarters of the Ford Motor Company, a company with a legacy that has left its mark on the city. Here it is possible to take a tour of the famous Ford Rouge Factory, a manufacturing plant so large that it once had its own police and fire departments.
As we mark the 13th anniversary of 9/11, one special hero is being honored for her contributions to the rescue efforts.