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!

Who Says You Can’t Hug Your Dog?

Hugs are hard

Most humans enjoy a good hug. Most dogs don’t.

The Balance Harness Comes Out on Top

The April 2017 issue of the online Whole Dog Journal rated various dog harnesses current

National Puppy Day: Tips for Stopping Puppy Biting

March 23 is National Puppy Day, a day to encourage the adoption of shelter puppies and to celebrate the special joy that puppies bring to our lives.

Ken’s Top Tips for Reinforcement

I have many different guidelines and rules for using reinforcement effectively.

When Good Training Goes Badly: Troubleshooting Your Training

Training troubles

We all have “off” days when a training session isn’t going as well as we had hoped.

Splash Splash, We're Taking a Bath

Excerpted from the article “Spa Day: How to Train Your Dog to Love a Bath, a Brushing, or Even a Mani/Pedi” by Colleen Koch, as featured in

Teach Settle on a Mat

Settle down over there!

Is your dog a little too excited? Too excitable?