Laura VanArendonk Baugh won Grand Prize at the first-ever Canis Film Festival, a contest designed to showcase innovative animal-training videos. This unique festival focuses on short films of seven minutes or fewer that educate animal owners and professionals about the power of training based on the science of operant conditioning.
This month we launch the new clickertraining.com, and with it we're committed to supporting the worldwide community of existing clicker trainers while reaching out to all the clicker trainers to be. Pet owners, club members, canine competitors, behaviorists, and trainers of all species will find a home here. Please read on to discover what's new on clickertraining.com.
We love getting "clicks" from the community. Here are some of our favorites.
"Karen, I can't thank you enough for all you have given to the public.
Waltham, MA, June 20, 2006—American Idol meets Animal Planet! Karen Pryor Clickertraining (KPCT) is proud to announce a worldwide showcase for videos that demonstrate great animal training: The Canis Film Festival, where animals and their trainers are the newly discovered stars. Over $2,000 in cash prizes and a video contract await the producers of innovative and informative training videos of dogs, horses, cats, and any other species from rats to rabbits, llamas to lizards.