Clicker Training Blog

Clicker Training Blog
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Welcome to the KPCT blog, a collection of all things relevant to our clicker training community. Browse the news items and tidbits of interest — and post your own comments. The blog changes frequently, so come back often!

ClickerExpo Is in a New York State of Mind

One of the joys of holding ClickerExpo in Stamford, Connecticut, is that a number of folks from the greater New York area attend. My own roots are completely in New England, and my sports team allegiances are clear. But, not only did I spend time working and living in New York, I married a woman whose family roots and friendships stretch long and deep in the boroughs of the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan; to Long Island and Westchester and Rockland counties; and, yes, even into New Jersey. To top it off, Karen Pryor grew up in New York City and her fondness for the city, like mine, is palpable.

Help Panda, the Guide Miniature Horse

Ann and Panda

Panda, the guide miniature horse trained by ClickerExpo fac

A Surprise for ClickerExpo Stamford: Karen!

Here’s a great start to 2017: Karen Pryor will be joining us at ClickerExpo in Stamford, Connecticut! Karen wants to hang out, see the many people she has missed, and soak in the ClickerExpo atmosphere.

Trainers Need Reinforcers, Too: Give Yourself the Perfect Gift

Clicker training practices are built on the sciences of learning and behavior. Science gives us the confidence to understand the great possibilities created by well-timed markers and reinforcers.

ClickerExpo 2017: A Top-10 Animal Training Conference!

In a recent post, The Modern Dog Trainer included Karen Pryor Clicker Training’

How to Make Every Practice Really Count

If you are participating in a canine sport, you and your dog work together as a team. You have been propelled through many long practice days by the idea that “practice makes perfect.”

Miles of Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is my family’s favorite holiday.

Come Together, Right Now

A pack of trainers from Danish Therapy dogs came,