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Long-Awaited Relief for Owners of Aggressive Dogs

Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 18, 2005 -- In Click to Calm, author and Canine Behavioral Consultant Emma Parsons uniquely and effectively addresses canine aggression through an all-positive reinforcement approach based on the principles of clicker training, which she studied and practiced with noted Behavioral Biologist, trainer and author Karen Pryor.

Karen Pryor Elected to Skinner Foundation Board of Directors

Karen Pryor, CEO of Sunshine Books/KPCT and author of Don't Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Skinner Foundation. The B.F. Skinner Foundation was established in 1987 to publish significant literary and scientific works in the analysis of behavior and to educate both professionals and the public about the science of behavior. The Foundation received tax-exempt status as a 501-C3 charitable group in 1989.

Which Book is Top Dog? Click for Joy! Named Top Dog Training Book of 2003

New York, NY February 13, 2003--Which book should you get to train that new puppy or grown dog? Click for Joy!, by Melissa Alexander(Sunshine Books,2003),took home this year's coveted Maxwell Award from the Dog Writers Association of America for best book on dog behavior and training.

Click for Joy! by Melissa Alexander Voted Best Training and Behavior Book for 2003

Click for Joy!, the question and answer book on clicker training, won the prestigious Maxwell Award for best book on behavior and training and also the DWAA's special award sponsored by Radio Systems for best training and behavior publication in book or other bound form.

Karen Pryor Awarded the Prestigious Maxwell Award

Karen Pryor, animal behaviorist and author, has been awarded the prestigious Maxwell Award from the Dog Writer's Association of America. The award, presented on the eve of the 2002 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was awarded for the series of groundbreaking articles Karen wrote in the AKC Gazette on training dogs for the show ring without the use of force or punishment.