Clicker Training Blog

“Party in the Kitchen!” Handling Door-dashing Dogs During the Holidays

Race to the door

For many dogs, the sound of the doorbell is like the clang of the starting gate at the races. Ding dong—and they're off! Have you nearly been knocked off your feet trying to get to the door? Or, have you found yourself having to drag one, two, or even three lunging, baying, gagging, slobbery (but otherwise people-friendly) beasts back by the collar as you let your guests in? If so, the following advice is for you!

Give Thanks for Pets: Keeping Your Dog Happy on Thanksgiving

If you are hosting Thanksgiving this year, your focus is probably on the bird—not the dog.

No Tricks, Just Treats! How to Keep Your Pet Safe This Halloween

Halloween is lots of fun for kids, but many dogs do not enjoy the holiday.

How to Use a Snuffle Mat

Teach Settle on a Mat

 

Settle down over there!

Is your dog a little too excited? Too excitable?

Adventure Cats: Ken Ramirez Talks Cat Training in the WSJ

Ken Ramirez, Karen Pryor Clicker Training (KPCT) Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Training Officer, is quoted in the March 5, 2018 issue of the Wall Street Journal. In a front-page article about “adventure cats” that travel and participate in far-flung outdoor exploits with their families, Ken weighs in on the viability—and history—of training cats.

 

A ClickerExpo Guide for the Zoo Professional

There is so much to see and experience at

What’s Love Got To Do With It? The Surprising Connection between Clicker Training and Love

Many of us know that clicker training practices are built on the science of learning and behavior.