Clicker Training Blog

Clicker Training Blog
clicker training blog

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 Dearborn Offers More Than a Great Clicker Conference

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.

13th Anniversary of 9/11 Honors Importance of Search-and-Rescue Dogs

As we mark the 13th anniversary of 9/11, one special hero is being honored for her contributions to the rescue efforts.

Custom Click—Anywhere!

Some of the most popular items sold through the Karen Pryor Clicker Training (KPCT) store are

Happy National Dog Day!

As clicker trainers we love to celebrate the human-animal bond, and today the world is celebrating with us!

Enrollment Deadlines Approaching for KPA's Dog Trainer Professional Program

Sponsored by Karen Pryor Academy

Have you ever thought about becoming a certified dog trainer? Want to take your training to the next level? August and September enrollment deadlines are approaching for the Dog Trainer Professional program in Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Virginia and the UK.

Enrollment Deadlines Approaching for KPA's Dog Trainer Professional Program

Sponsored by Karen Pryor Academy

Have you ever thought about becoming a certified dog trainer? Want to take your training to the next level? July and August enrollment deadlines are approaching for the Dog Trainer Professional program in California, Missouri, Michigan, Colorado, Oregon, New Mexico, Minnesota, North Carolina and Ohio.

Tips to Help Your Pet Keep His Cool This Summer

Finally—summer is officially here! We know you are ready, but is your dog prepared? The ASPCA recommends these tips for ensuring that your dog is safe and happy during the hot weeks ahead!

Speak Softly and Carry a Bigger Stick

Sometimes, when you’re searching for the perfect reinforcer to convince a dog to drop or otherwise part with a high-value item, you needn’t look any further than the item itself.