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Summer Sounds: How to Help Your Dog Cope with Loud Noises

Boom!

Summer brings longer days, garden-fresh produce, ice cream treats, vacations, and "staycations." For the most part, it is a time of fun and relaxation. But summer also brings an increased chance of thunderstorms and fireworks—events that can be scary for your dog.

Choose Wisely

 This week marks the 25th annual Professional Pet Sitters Week,

Holiday Training Tip: Countering Counter-Surfing

As we have family over to celebrate the holidays, our kitchens become laden with tempting treats

“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!

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

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