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KPCT Accepting Submissions for Canis Film Festival Video Contest

Over $500 in cash prizes and a video contract await the producers of top videos that showcase innovative and informative animal training featuring positive training methods. Everyone can qualify for entry, provided that each demonstrated trick or feat is achieved through force-free training methods, and submissions can feature any species.

Karen Pryor Appointed to American Humane Association’s Animal Behavior and Training Advisory Committee

Waltham, MA, June 7, 2010 – As a leading opinion leader in the field of animal behavior and training, Karen Pryor, CEO of Karen Pryor Clickertraining (KPCT), has been appointed to the American Humane Association’s Animal Behavior and Training Advisory Committee.

Karen Pryor Academy Certifies New Class of Elite Trainers

Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior is pleased to announce the following graduates from the Dog Trainer Program, each earning the title of Certified Training Partner:

Agility Right from the Start Now Available

Waltham, MA, April 13, 2010–Karen Pryor Clickertraining proudly announces the release of Agility Right from the Start, the first canine agility book from Swedish agility experts Eva Bertilsson and Emelie Johnson Vegh. Based on the same powerful modern training system that has made the authors leading agility teachers throughout Norway and Sweden, this ground-breaking new book combines positive rewards-based training methods with a systematic approach that covers all aspects of this exciting and rewarding sport.

Reaching the Animal Mind Awarded Best Training Book of 2009

Waltham, MA, January 23, 2010—Karen Pryor Clicker Training (KPCT) today announced that Reaching the Animal Mind has been named “Best Training and Behavior Book” by the Dog Writer’s Association of America (DWAA). The award was presented to Karen Pryor at the DWAA 2010 Annual Awards Banquet in New York City, an annual event that recognizes bodies of work that reflect DWAA’s mission—to encourage quality writing about dogs as athletes, competitors and, most of all, our beloved companions.